01.12.2011 05.Kislev. 5772
Eilat, Atlit salt-drying flats won’t be rezoned for private construction.
Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein announced Wednesday the state intends to annul a controversial agreement between the Israel Lands Authority and the Dankner family-controlled company Israel Salt Industries Ltd regarding use of plots of land in Atlit and Eilat.
In response to a High Court of Justice petition filed in 2003 by the Society for the Preservation of Nature in Israel (SPNI), the Movement for Quality Government and the NGO Mizrachi Democratic Rainbow – New Discourse, lawyer Aner Helman wrote on behalf of the attorney-general that the finance minister will not approve the agreement….