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Regavim calls on gov't to crack down on garbage burning in PA

Regavim calls on gov't to crack down on garbage burning in PA

Environmental hazards harm everyone, waste incineration must be dealt with properly, watchdog group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2019 15:00
Houston channel closed due to cancer-causing cloud

Houston channel closed due to cancer-causing cloud

US Coast Guard says channel will be reopened only after cloud of benzene dissipates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2019 15:47
50,000 visitors to Nature and Parks Authority sites

50,000 visitors to Nature and Parks Authority sites

In particular, Authority notes thousands of hikers at northern water sites cleared for bathing, including Nahal Snir, Tel Dan, and more.Mordechai Sones, 21/08/2018 21:13
Watch: Infusing water into Golan rivers

Watch: Infusing water into Golan rivers

Israel Nature and Parks Authority, Water Authority and Mekorot begin pumping clean water to Golan rivers to reduce pollutant concentrations.Rafael Levy, 20/08/2018 20:11
Thousands of Israelis die each year from air pollution

Thousands of Israelis die each year from air pollution

Environmental Protection Minister pushes national plan to scrap diesel vehicles, reduce air pollution. 'If I save lives, it's all worth it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2018 12:23
River of PA sewage flows through Samaria

River of PA sewage flows through Samaria

Miles of sewage from Arab towns flows next to Trans-Binyamin highway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2018 20:24
Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Environmental Protection Ministry fines factory for allowing massive amount of soap to flow into nearby river.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2018 13:42
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, 13/02/2018 17:02
Israelis unite to fight garbage burning

Israelis unite to fight garbage burning

Jews and Arabs band together in protest of Israeli government's refusal to punish those who burn garbage.Ido Ben Porat, 08/09/2017 13:16
'Samaria residents deserve environmental quality'

'Samaria residents deserve environmental quality'

Environmental Protection representatives visit pirate landfill in Samaria, witness horrendous pollution.Yedidya Ben-Or, 17/08/2017 13:30
An ecological disaster in the Judean Desert

An ecological disaster in the Judean Desert

Acidic water leaks into Ashalim River and Judean Desert after a Rotem Fertilizers reservoir gets breached.Arutz Sheva STaff, 01/07/2017 22:01
Government halts research on Haifa pollution

Government halts research on Haifa pollution

Health, Environment ministries say research investigating connection between Haifa pollution and higher morbidity needs to be redone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2017 15:06
Proposed bill: Travel together to work

Proposed bill: Travel together to work

Opposition MK suggests legalizing ridesharing as a way to reduce costs, pollution, and traffic jams.Hezki Baruch, 04/06/2017 09:50
Palestinian Authority pollutes Israeli water supply, again

Palestinian Authority pollutes Israeli water supply, again

PA pollution of river which flows into central Israel resumes two months after Civil Administration said it had been stopped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2017 19:10
New study links pollution to strokes

New study links pollution to strokes

New study shows those under 55 who live in polluted areas at greater risk of stroke.Yedidya Ben-Or, 11/12/2016 09:17
Rain could cause problems after fires

Rain could cause problems after fires

Expert on forest fires warns that rainwater could cause severe pollution in urban areas where there is much ash and debris from fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2016 20:37
'We will end the silent murder of Israelis'

'We will end the silent murder of Israelis'

Likud MK warns massive air pollution from illegal charcoal production in the Palestinian Authority is poisoning thousands of Israelis daily.Hezki Baruch, 26/10/2016 10:08
'Government abandoning citizens to Arab pollution'

'Government abandoning citizens to Arab pollution'

Knesset committee discusses air pollution in Samaria caused by illegal Arab burning of trees. 'Every day is like breathing on Lag Ba'Omer'.Gary Willig, 05/10/2016 15:02
Standoff with Haifa Chemical Firms Continues

Standoff with Haifa Chemical Firms Continues

Municipal garbage trucks still blocking entrances to a refinery and four chemical plants in standoff over carcinogens.Arutz Sheva staff, 20/04/2015 14:56
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, 01/01/2015 04:14
Activist: Cut Down on Bonfires for Cleaner Air

Activist: Cut Down on Bonfires for Cleaner Air

A Tel Aviv organization suggests 'uniting' community bonfires - so people can get to know each other, and to save the environmentYosef Berger, 18/05/2014 18:26
Court: Egged to Pay for 'Choking' Passengers

Court: Egged to Pay for 'Choking' Passengers

Passengers at 'the most polluted site in Israel' can expect some cash relief, a Jerusalem court ruled.Moshe Cohen, 10/04/2014 08:08
Ministry: J-M Bus Depot Most Polluted Site Here

Ministry: J-M Bus Depot Most Polluted Site Here

Israelis taking the bus from the the Jerusalem Central Bus Depot should stay off the boarding platforms, the Health Ministry saidDavid Lev, 20/01/2014 22:36
Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Revealed: Most Polluting Factories in Israel

Environmental Protection Ministry names names of top polluters. Electric Company terms report ‘inaccurate.’Maayana Miskin, 01/12/2013 14:20
New Pollution Plan Revives 'Cash for Clunkers'

New 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, 11/08/2013 10:22
Mimouna, Bread, and Dust Storms: Pesach Concludes

Mimouna, Bread, and Dust Storms: Pesach Concludes

Israelis were wrapping up the Passover holiday on Monday eveningDavid Lev, 01/04/2013 20:20
Study: Pollution May Cause Low Birth Weight

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. , 06/02/2013 10:54
Green Party Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Phone Calls

Green Party Won't Stop 'Choking Child' 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, 21/01/2013 21:21
Tehran Governor Orders City's Shutdown

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, 04/01/2013 01:45
TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart Attacks

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, 06/06/2012 22:16
Australia's Labor Party Reeling After Queensland

Australia's Labor Party Reeling After Queensland

Voter anger at the carbon tax imposed by the Gillard government has made Australian Labor a distinct underdog.Amiel Ungar, 03/04/2012 05:11
IDF Lowered Air Pollution in Jenin

IDF Lowered Air Pollution in Jenin

Destruction of 32 illegal charcoal production sites improved air quality in the region.Gil Ronen, 31/01/2012 10:42
Clean Air Law Goes into Force

Clean Air Law Goes into Force

From January 1, a comprehensive set of prohibitions and obligations applies to pollution sources in Israel. Gil Ronen, 04/01/2011 12:14
Haifa 'Has 30% More Cancer'

Haifa 'Has 30% More Cancer'

A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.Gil Ronen, 18/10/2010 22:31
End to an Arab Pollution Source

End to an Arab Pollution Source

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, 04/10/2010 11:20
Charge: PA Pollution Ruins River

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, 26/07/2010 14:05
Touring the Old City? Not by Car

Touring the Old City? Not by Car

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, 06/06/2010 18:34
Jordan River: Drying Up?

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, 16/05/2010 11:36
'PA Arabs Contaminating Water'

'PA Arabs Contaminating Water'

National Infrastructure Minister MK Uzi Landau: Arabs are receiving clean water from us and are returning sewage. This is ruining the environmentYoni Kempinski, 07/04/2010 14:44