Energy Minister: Installation of High-Voltage Power Lines to End this Week

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Energy Minister: Installation of High-Voltage Power Lines to End this Week

Energy Minister Nada Boustani on Wednesday reaffirmed determination to execute the high-voltage power lines project in Mansourieh despite the residents' utter objection and scientific studies proving the health hazards that such a plan entails.

Speaking to OTV, Boustani said that the installation works will end this week, adding that the second phase of the project will be finalized by mid-June when the poles will be officially connected to the relevant power station.

Boustani boasted about the controversial project, saying that the Metn residents will get a better power supply once the plan is achieved.

"The failure to install the two-kilometer power lines causes a waste equivalent to $20 million," she claimed.

Boustani stuck to her allegations that the project wouldn't have any repercussions on public health, saying that high-voltage power lines are seen everywhere around the world.

Source: Kataeb.org