Washington: The World Bank on Friday said it was dropping a credit to subsidize a dam in Lebanon that tree huggers asserted could crush a valley wealthy in biodiversity. The Bisri Dam was halfway suspended in June after the Washington-based improvement loan specialist said it raised worries about the task's execution, and given the legislature of Lebanon until September 4 to conclude key arrangements identified with activities and support just as the earth. In an announcement, the World Bank said it had told the legislature that it was pulling back its financing "due to non-fulfillment of the assignments that are preconditions to the beginning of development." "The dropped part of the advance is $244 million and the crossing out is taking effect right now," the bank said. Situated in a valley 30km south of the capital, the dam plans to gracefully drinking water just as water system for 1.6 million occupants. Earthy people and a few ranchers questioned confirmations from the administration and World Bank that the dam to be based on a seismic separation point doesn't expand the danger of quakes.