air pollution

Israel shuts down illegal Arab garbage dump in Samaria

Israel shuts down illegal Arab garbage dump in Samaria

Civil Administration enforces law at pirate waste disposal site used to burn trash.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 5:02 PM
The unseen danger: How many Israelis die from air pollution?

The unseen danger: How many Israelis die from air pollution?

Health report shows children consume pesticides while eating fruits and vegetables, Israel's desalinated water lacks magnesium and iodine.Chana Roberts, 12/18/2017, 8:50 AM
Jewish residents suffer as Samaria Arabs illegally burn trash

Jewish residents suffer as Samaria Arabs illegally burn trash

Arabs illegally dump garbage near Jewish town, burn trash at pirate landfill, causing air pollution for local Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2017, 7:58 PM
Watch: Israel uses drones to crack down on Arab air pollution

Watch: Israel uses drones to crack down on Arab air pollution

Drones uncover illegal charcoal operation in Arab town. 'It harms the health of children, Israelis and Palestinians alike.'Yoni Kempinski, 6/4/2017, 5:49 PM
Watch: How air pollution harms your body

Watch: How air pollution harms your body

Studies show that air pollution can cause long-term damage to the body., 3/6/2017, 2:18 PM
Haifa Port hit with 2.2 million shekel fine

Haifa Port hit with 2.2 million shekel fine

Israel's largest port punished by Environmental Protection Ministry for disregard of air pollution laws.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 1/2/2017, 11:19 AM
Yom Kippur an environmental blessing, says EPA

Yom Kippur an environmental blessing, says EPA

Pollution levels plummet by 90% across Israeli cities as Jews refrain from driving or working on holiest day in Jewish calendar.AFP, 10/13/2016, 12:53 PM
Study shows birth defects in Haifa

Study shows birth defects in Haifa

Due to high levels of air pollution babies are born 20-30 percent smaller and with smaller heads. Also cause for high rate of cancer.Raphael Poch, 2/1/2016, 8:32 AM
Sandstorm brings with it suffocating air pollution

Sandstorm brings with it suffocating air pollution

Health Ministry warns sensitive public to batten down the hatches at home, as dust pollution levels spike to as high as 9 times average.Ari Yashar, 1/18/2016, 1:48 PM
Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Air pollution 15-25 times higher than normal on Wednesday, downing trees and reducing visibility.Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2015, 11:18 AM
Drastic Drop in Air Pollution over Yom Kippur

Drastic Drop in Air Pollution over Yom Kippur

Environmental protection ministry notes strong drop in air pollution around Israel over holiday, primarily due to reduced traffic.Reut Hadar, 9/23/2015, 11:05 PM
Health Min. Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

Health Min. Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

The ministry no longer links air pollution to child cancer rates, but does link them to cancer in adults.Gil Ronen, 4/21/2015, 10:30 AM
Weather Report: Expect a Wintry Weekend

Weather Report: Expect a Wintry Weekend

Rain, cold expected to dominate in north and center, with heavy air pollution continuing in Jerusalem and Negev through tonight.Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 9:14 AM
Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to Hospital

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
Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins, and Clean Air

Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins, and Clean Air

Once again this year, Israelis were able to breathe easier on Yom Kippur, with pollution falling as much as 99% in many areas.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2014, 4:15 PM
Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution

Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution

The government on Sunday authorized a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel, approving a NIS 140 million programDavid Lev, 8/25/2013, 3:53 PM