MK Henin urges authorities to clarify source of smell in TA

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 3, 2012 16:57




Chairman of the Joint Committee for Health and Environment MK Dov Henin (Hadash) demanded Thursday that the authorities urgently clarify the source of the acrid smell in the Tel Aviv region, and take the necessary steps to protect the public.

"This is further proof that we must act meticulously and carefully on environmental issues, when dealing with actions that could endanger the environment and public health," Henin said. He added that he regretted the government was going in the opposite direction, "instead of advancing a green path, it is making it easier to drill for gas and oil in the sea and beaches."   

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