The Environmental Protection Ministry will impose NIS 3,830,469 worth of
financial sanctions on the IDF due to the army’s negligence with respect to
asbestos removal, the ministry announced on Monday evening.
fact that the Environment Ministry had ordered the army to evacuate an asbestos
hazard from an area adjacent to Beersheba’s Natan Shalid base seven months ago,
the IDF has failed to do so, according to the ministry.
laden with asbestos have sat exposed to the open air and have caused health
hazards to soldiers, the ministry explained.