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Your Taxes: Your Future: Gas – Blessing or Curse?

One million people from Netanya to Haifa are wondering what is inscribed for them… in the Tama 37/H gas plan. Not milk and honey apparently.

By LEON HARRIS
19/09/2017
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Haifa Chemicals workers protest amid fear of layoffs

Haifa Chemicals workers are being fired after Israel’s High Court ordered to close the ammonia tank in the Haifa port over security concerns.

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An industrial SOS

The company’s closure would be a bad sign for Israeli business and its burgeoning hi-tech industry.

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Haifa Chemicals workers protest mass layoffs

On Thursday morning, workers burned tires and blocked the entrance to the southern factory, located in the Mishor Rotem Industrial Zone, just east of Dimona and south of Arad.

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Haifa Chemicals to close down two plants, layoff 800 workers

Haifa Chemicals is owned by the American holding company Trance Resource Inc, which is controlled by the Trump Group, where Jules Trump serves as chairman of the board.

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Government agrees on short-term ammonia solution

Israel's ammonia facility began to attract international attention last year when Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah threatened to attack it.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MINISTRY will not renew the toxin permit for Haifa’s ammonia storage ta
Saving industry

We are in the middle of a major crisis that could have been avoided if government officials had been more proactive.

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Environment Ministry extends ammonia tank toxins permit till July 31

Because the facility's toxins permit had expired on June 1, the Environmental Protection Ministry temporarily renewed the license on Sunday.

Haifa Bay’s 12,000-ton ammonia tank
‘Ticking time bomb’ ammonia tank to be emptied by April 1

The ammonia tank in question is the 12,000-ton processing and storage facility that sits in the Haifa Bay.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MINISTRY will not renew the toxin permit for Haifa’s ammonia storage ta
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility

Green groups and politicians have long seen the container, which stores all ammonia imported by Israel, as a “ticking time bomb.”

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