Green groups slam approval of Meged oil drilling

22.05.2012                      01.Siwan. 5772                    Rosch Chodesch; Tag 45 des Omer

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Green groups slam approval of Meged oil drilling

Decision blasted for environmental sensitivity of area and the potential harm that drilling could cause to local residents.

Facing heavy opposition from green groups, the Central District Planning and Building Committee approved on late Monday afternoon oil drilling plans for the Meged 6, 7 and 8 plots in the area of Rosh Ha’ayin.
Both the Environmental Protection Ministry and green organizations blasted the committee’s decision to approve drillings by the Givot Olam Oil company, due to the environmental sensitivity of the area and the potential harm that drilling could cause to local residents….