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Solar panels at one of the projects of Enlight Renewable Energy

NIS 11 million allocated to remove Israel's asbestos roofs

Minister of Environmental Protection, Gila Gamliel said, "Our new program is Win-Win, in which we replace carcinogenic asbestos with renewable energy with environmental and economic gain.”

Eilat-Ashkelon oil shipping route could cause irreversible damage - Gamliel

Gamliel noted that the Environmental Protection Ministry has been moving towards reducing its use of fossil fuels to "reduce air pollution and the resulting morbidity and mortality."

Storm washes up additional tar residue to Israel's coastline

The Environmental Protection Ministry noted that efforts were being made to clean up the affected beaches and that additional updates will come in as the storm weakens.

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.

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in the rally ''Europe Climate Strike'' in Brussel

Greta’s teen disciples host Israel’s first candidates’ environment debate

Politicians on both the right and left agree urgent action needed.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
12/03/2021
A Spanish Civil Guard boat sails past Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 as it sits anchored after it was se

Why did Gila Gamliel blame the oil spill on Iran? - Background

Officials in the Mossad and the IDF have distanced themselves from Gamliel's claims that terrorism was the cause of the oil spill.

04/03/2021

Mediterranean oil spill is ‘eco-terrorism’ by Iran, Israel says

Sources in the defense establishment said they were not familiar with Gamliel’s claim that the oil spill was the result of terrorism

Greenpeace: Iran eco-terror allegation 'reeks of election propaganda'

The practice of turning off tracking systems is commonly done by Iranian vessels to avoid detection for violating the trade embargo with Syria.

President Reuven Rivlin visits cleanup efforts at Herziliya beach after oil spill

Israel investigates tar spill calamity, places inquiry under gag order

The decision to censor the details was described by Israeli media as "irregular."

WATCH: Fin Whale calf washes ashore, dead, following tar pollution

Tar pollution event proves to be a “large scale and very severe one which inflicts a lot of damage” Nature and Parks Authority head Shaul Goldstein said.

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