Leak discovered in truck carrying bromine near Ramat Hovav

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS
November 23, 2010 19:24

A small leak was discovered in one of the containers of a truck carrying 21 tons of the extremely hazardous material bromine to the Ramat Hovav Industrial Park on Tuesday afternoon.

The leak was discovered at 12:30 p.m. and treated by 1:30 p.m. by the Ramat Hovav environmental unit in conjunction with the southern district office of the Environmental Protection Ministry. No one was injured and an investigation has been launched to see if any of the protocols for transporting the material were violated.


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