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  12/3/2013, Kislev 30, 5774

Pilot Project to Transfer Coal to Jordan Okayed


The National Planning and Construction Council approved, Tuesday, a limited pilot project to examine the possibility of transferring coal from the Orot Rabin power plant in Hadera to Jordan, subject to environmental regulations.

The decision was in response to a request from Jordan power officials and Israel's Global CST company, in the wake of disruptions to Jordan's coal supply due to the civil war in neighboring Syria.