Standoff: Haifa Mayor Blocks Chemical Plants with Garbage TrucksMunicipal garbage trucks still blocking entrances to a refinery and four chemical plants in standoff over carcinogens.
Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to HospitalAlmost 400 people hospitalized with problems caused by heavy air pollution in Tehran, with nearly 1,500 others requiring treatment.
Activist: 'United' Bonfires Bring Understanding, Cleaner AirA Tel Aviv organization suggests 'uniting' community bonfires - so people can get to know each other, and to save the environment
Bus Company to Pay for 'Choking' PassengersPassengers at 'the most polluted site in Israel' can expect some cash relief, a Jerusalem court ruled.
Health Ministry: J-M Bus Depot Most Polluted Site in IsraelIsraelis taking the bus from the the Jerusalem Central Bus Depot should stay off the boarding platforms, the Health Ministry said
Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in IsraelEnvironmental Protection Ministry names names of top polluters. Electric Company terms report ‘inaccurate.’
New Govt. Pollution Plan Revives 'Cash for Clunkers'The government is set to authorize on Sunday a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel.
Mimouna, Bread, and Dust Storms: Pesach Concludes in IsraelIsraelis were wrapping up the Passover holiday on Monday evening
Study: Pollution May Cause Low Birth WeightFor pregnant women, breathing in air pollution from vehicles and coal power plants increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby.
Environmentalists Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Shock Phone CallsIsrael's Green Party is refusing to halt its 'shock campaign,' in which a choking child is heard pleading for an end to air pollution
Tehran Governor Orders City's ShutdownSchools, government buildings in the Iranian capital will be closed on Saturday for the second time in a month due to high air pollution.
TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart AttacksA 19 year study of 1120 initial heart attack victims revealed air pollution increased chances of recurrence by 43%; strokes by more
Liberal-Conservative Coalition Takes 20% Lead In Aussie PollsVoter anger at the carbon tax imposed by the Gillard government has made Australian Labor a distinct underdog.
IDF Lowered Air Pollution in JeninDestruction of 32 illegal charcoal production sites improved air quality in the region.
Breathe Deep: Clean Air Law Goes into ForceFrom January 1, a comprehensive set of prohibitions and obligations applies to pollution sources in Israel.
Haifa Residents '30% More Likely to Get Cancer'A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.
Arab Pollution Sources to be ClosedIllegal Arab-made coal from the Shomron causes tremendous air pollution. The good news: Many of the pirate facilities will finally be closed down.
Charge: PA Pollution Ruins RiverPollution from PA villages is ruining natural spaces in the Binyamin region, and the government is allowing it to happen, residents accuse.
Touring the Old City? Take a Bus, or WalkResidents of the Old City are not sure about the new traffic arrangements to the Western Wall and environs, but are willing to give them a chance.
Jordan River: Drying Up?Environmentalists are warning that the legendary Jordan River is drying up – fast – partly due to misguided efforts to save it.
Infrastructure Minister: PA Arabs Contaminating Our WaterNational Infrastructure Minister MK Uzi Landau: Arabs are receiving clean water from us and are returning sewage. This is ruining the environment