Rain Begins; Fear that Oil Spill May Reach EilatEnvironmental Protection Ministry attempts to absorb oil before it reaches Ein Evrona and flows to Gulf of Eilat.
Bibi Taps Akunis as Deputy Environment MinisterMK Ofir Akunis (Likud) will deal with disastrous oil spill in the south.
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.
State Comptroller to Investigate Arava Oil SpillState Comptroller launches investigation over responsibility, as estimates over the damage more than double overnight.
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.
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.
Eilat Oil Spill Leaves Jordanians Short of Breath80 Jordanians suffer trouble breathing over the border as Israel struggles to contain 1,000 cubic meter spill caused by car accident.
Oil Spill Causes Closure of Main Road to EilatCrude oil leaks onto the main road leading to Eilat, shutting down highway and causing damage to nature reserve.
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.
Court Approves $4.5 Billion BP Payout for SpillA US judge approved a $4.5 billion deal in which BP pleaded guilty to criminal charges from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill