City Notes: Golan residents gain small victory against oil drilling plans.

Both residents and experts presented hundreds of objections against the plan to drill in the Sea of Galilee and the Golan.

Golan Heights
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After an eight-hour meeting with experts from various disciplines, residents of the Golan Heights and activists from around the country, the Northern District regional committee decided last week that at this stage it would not approve an oil drilling project led by the Afek Oil and Gas company.

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