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Standoff: Haifa Mayor Blocks Chemical Plants with Garbage Trucks

Municipal garbage trucks still blocking entrances to a refinery and four chemical plants in standoff over carcinogens.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/20/2015, 2:56 PM

Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to Hospital

Almost 400 people hospitalized with problems caused by heavy air pollution in Tehran, with nearly 1,500 others requiring treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2015, 4:14 AM

Activist: 'United' Bonfires Bring Understanding, Cleaner Air

A Tel Aviv organization suggests 'uniting' community bonfires - so people can get to know each other, and to save the environmentYosef Berger, 5/18/2014, 6:26 PM

Bus Company to Pay for 'Choking' Passengers

Passengers at 'the most polluted site in Israel' can expect some cash relief, a Jerusalem court ruled.Moshe Cohen, 4/10/2014, 8:08 AM

Health Ministry: J-M Bus Depot Most Polluted Site in Israel

Israelis taking the bus from the the Jerusalem Central Bus Depot should stay off the boarding platforms, the Health Ministry saidDavid Lev, 1/20/2014, 10:36 PM

Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Environmental Protection Ministry names names of top polluters. Electric Company terms report ‘inaccurate.’Maayana Miskin, 12/1/2013, 2:20 PM

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.David Lev, 8/11/2013, 10:22 AM

Mimouna, Bread, and Dust Storms: Pesach Concludes in Israel

Israelis were wrapping up the Passover holiday on Monday eveningDavid Lev, 4/1/2013, 8:20 PM

Study: Pollution May Cause Low Birth Weight

For pregnant women, breathing in air pollution from vehicles and coal power plants increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby. , 2/6/2013, 10:54 AM

Environmentalists Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Shock Phone Calls

Israel's Green Party is refusing to halt its 'shock campaign,' in which a choking child is heard pleading for an end to air pollutionDavid Lev, 1/21/2013, 9:21 PM

Tehran Governor Orders City's Shutdown

Schools, government buildings in the Iranian capital will be closed on Saturday for the second time in a month due to high air pollution. Arutz Sheva staff, 1/4/2013, 1:45 AM

TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart Attacks

A 19 year study of 1120 initial heart attack victims revealed air pollution increased chances of recurrence by 43%; strokes by moreGabe Kahn, 6/6/2012, 10:16 PM

Liberal-Conservative Coalition Takes 20% Lead In Aussie Polls

Voter anger at the carbon tax imposed by the Gillard government has made Australian Labor a distinct underdog.Amiel Ungar, 4/3/2012, 5:11 AM

IDF Lowered Air Pollution in Jenin

Destruction of 32 illegal charcoal production sites improved air quality in the region.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2012, 10:42 AM

Breathe Deep: Clean Air Law Goes into Force

From January 1, a comprehensive set of prohibitions and obligations applies to pollution sources in Israel. Gil Ronen, 1/4/2011, 12:14 PM

Haifa Residents '30% More Likely to Get Cancer'

A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.Gil Ronen, 10/18/2010, 10:31 PM

Arab Pollution Sources to be Closed

Illegal Arab-made coal from the Shomron causes tremendous air pollution. The good news: Many of the pirate facilities will finally be closed down.Hillel Fendel, 10/4/2010, 11:20 AM

Charge: PA Pollution Ruins River

Pollution from PA villages is ruining natural spaces in the Binyamin region, and the government is allowing it to happen, residents accuse.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2010, 2:05 PM

Touring the Old City? Take a Bus, or Walk

Residents 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.Hillel Fendel, 6/6/2010, 6:34 PM

Jordan River: Drying Up?

Environmentalists are warning that the legendary Jordan River is drying up – fast – partly due to misguided efforts to save it.Hana Levi Julian, 5/16/2010, 11:36 AM

Infrastructure Minister: PA Arabs Contaminating Our Water

National Infrastructure Minister MK Uzi Landau: Arabs are receiving clean water from us and are returning sewage. This is ruining the environmentYoni Kempinski, 4/7/2010, 2:44 PM