Protests force authorities to back off from HPP, oil search plans at protected areas

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times January 28, 2019 18:46

Protests force authorities to back off from HPP, oil search plans at protected areas

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  • While oil search plans by Shell oil giant and the Albanian government are on track to be dropped at the Zagoria protected area off the southern Albanian UNESCO World Heritage city of Gjirokastra, damage has already been caused to Holta Canyon outside the town of Librazhd, where an Albanian company has concreted the entry to the canyon as part of a permit it received last year to build a new hydropower plant

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