City Notes: Dozens protest air pollution in Haifa

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April 21, 2015 17:53
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Dozens of people attended a protest against air pollution in Haifa last weekend. The protest followed the Health Ministry’s release of data last week linking increased cancer incidence in the Haifa Bay area to air pollution. Ministry officials said they would recommend that their new minister declare the area an air-polluted region.

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