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Toxic tar fumes force volunteers to evacuate while cleaning beaches

Municipalities are desparate for working hands to clean up the environmental disaster, but caution against doing so independently. *Warning: Graphic Content*

Alternate Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Benny Gantz attends a conference of the Israeli Tel

Gantz: Israel did not cause oil spill that damaged country's shoreline

"I'm not saying anything about what we did or didn't do," Gantz said regarding an explosive attack that damaged an Iranian container ship. "We have an obligation to be preemptive on all fronts."

A man wears a glove covered with tar as Israeli soldiers and volunteers clean tar from the sand afte

Israel's beaches see more tar as oil spill consequences continue

The Environmental Protection Ministry has estimated that the amount that washed up is a small amount of what is still in the ocean: 1,200 tons.

Wildlife Hospital cleans, treats animals after ecological disaster - Watch

The cleaning of the tar is done using special oils. It is a lengthy process that requires patience and an especially gentle hand.

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."

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Employees of EAPC may be indicted for involvement in 2014 oil spill

The incident took place on December 3, 2014, during the construction of the Ramon Airport north of Eilat, which required diverting a section of the Eilat-Ashkelon oil pipeline.

Oil giant makes aliyah: Noble or ignoble?

One of the world’s biggest oil companies, Chevron, is acquiring Noble Energy for $5 billion. How will that affect Israel's natural gas finds?

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Coronavirus causes fuel prices to drop in Israel, Energy Ministry says

One liter of 95 RON octane gasoline will cost NIS 4.89 including VAT, marking a reduction of NIS 1.03 or 17.4% since March.

2014 oil spill caused NIS 281 million of damage in Israel

There is also a criminal investigation into EAPC over what expert called the worst spill in Israel's history.


Evangelical firm encounters oil in Jezreel Valley

Ability to successfully produce the well still in doubt.

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