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Earlier on Sunday, the Energy Ministry said in a statement that the security torch at the rig had been lit as a precautionary measure, to prevent air pollution.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection has given the go ahead for operations to proceed after emissions from the platform were lower than forecast.
“As we expected, there was no change in routine benzene concentrations,” the ministry said in a statement.
"The Ministry of Environmental Protection has reviewed the company's plans for the trial period," said the ministry in a statement.
The order also prevents the third stage of Leviathan's operations from beginning, in which a poisonous amount of emissions would be emitted within a period of eight hours, according to the lawsuit.
The letter came in response to declarations by the energy minister earlier this month that Israel will move into a coal-free era of power production by the end of 2025.
"In addition to further capacity, Leviathan provides Israel with a second platform, a second entry point of natural gas and a second reservoir. It offers real security of supply for Israel."
"This is another milestone for the discovery and development of additional natural resources in the economic waters of the State of Israel," said Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz.
A large gas pipeline to Jordan from Leviathan is currently under construction.