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Rain Begins; Fear that Oil Spill May Reach Eilat

Environmental Protection Ministry attempts to absorb oil before it reaches Ein Evrona and flows to Gulf of Eilat.Gil Ronen, 12/9/2014, 3:09 PM

Bibi Taps Akunis as Deputy Environment Minister

MK Ofir Akunis (Likud) will deal with disastrous oil spill in the south.Hezki Baruch, 12/9/2014, 1:27 PM

Oil Spill 'Israel's Biggest Ecological Disaster'

Energy expert says oil spill in southern Arava region especially bad due to material and location, notes danger of spreading damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2014, 6:25 PM

State Comptroller to Investigate Arava Oil Spill

State Comptroller launches investigation over responsibility, as estimates over the damage more than double overnight.Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 1:16 PM

Class-Action Suit Filed Against Oil Pipeline Co.

Lawsuit to the tune of 380 million shekel calls for damages to the National Parks Authority, Eilat residents over oil spill.Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2014, 3:34 PM

Oil Spill Will Take Years to Clean, Cost $7.6 Mil.

Professional assessments say it will take a year to clear waste, several years to rehabilitate important nature reserve from Arava spill.Ari Yashar, 12/5/2014, 7:49 AM

Eilat Oil Spill Leaves Jordanians Short of Breath

80 Jordanians suffer trouble breathing over the border as Israel struggles to contain 1,000 cubic meter spill caused by car accident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2014, 3:35 PM

Oil Spill Causes Closure of Main Road to Eilat

Crude oil leaks onto the main road leading to Eilat, shutting down highway and causing damage to nature reserve.Yishai Karov, 12/4/2014, 12:47 AM

BP Vows to Fight 'Excessive' Fines from Oil Spill

"BP will vigorously defend against gross negligence allegations," the energy giant said ahead of the start of a federal civil trial. , 2/19/2013, 7:18 PM

Court Approves $4.5 Billion BP Payout for Spill

A US judge approved a $4.5 billion deal in which BP pleaded guilty to criminal charges from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill , 1/30/2013, 9:16 AM