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Explosion at Haifa refinery

Loud explosions from Haifa's petrochemical industry rattle residents

Residents said that the incident caught them off guard, as they received no warning in advance.

Malfunction at Haifa's refineries causes two torches to burn intensely

The shocking view shows two massive flames coming out of the chimney-looking torches, emitting black smoke to the surrounding area.

Gadiv Petrochemical fined NIS 634k for Haifa Bay pollution

Environmental Protection Minister MK Gila Gamliel declared in response to the decision, that "the closure of polluting factories from Haifa Bay has begun."

A Lebanese army helicopter flies over the site of Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area

Could the Beirut explosion happen in Israel?

Recent event puts spotlight on danger of chemicals in home front.

Government report: 28% increase in cancer-linked air pollution in 2018

Caused by burning of landfill waste, according to the report. However, emissions from the industrial Haifa Bay area – traditionally a major source of pollution – continued to decrease.

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Haifa's cancer morbidity blamed on refinery pollution

The Ministry of Health denied that air pollution causes high morbidity rate, but the numbers tell a different story.


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.

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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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