Environment Ministry unit preventing waste smuggling to West Bank

03.12.2013                      30.Kislew.5774                      Chanukka 6; Rosch Chodesch 1

Umwelt & Technologie:

Environment Ministry unit preventing waste smuggling to West Bank

Region faces a severe problem of air pollution as a result of smuggling; Unit has 10 inspectors who received training by both the ministry and by the Civil Administration.

Aiming to curb a lucratively malodorous phenomenon of trash smuggling from Israel into the West Bank, a new Environmental Protection Ministry unit is now on guard to enforce such illegal activity – for the first time in 46 years….