Land pollution surrounds 90 percent of older gas stations, report finds

16.06.2012                      26.Siwan. 5772                      Schlach Lechah

Umwelt:

Land pollution surrounds 90 percent of older gas stations, report finds

The Environmental Protection Ministry's report for 2011says pollution was found in 407 sites out of 689 monitored.

The Environmental Protection Ministry's report for 2011 points to long-standing pollution trends and the difficulties the ministry faces in tackling them. Specifically, the report highlights the damage to ground water near gas stations, land pollution in most sites that were examined, and difficulties in conducting environmental reports on lands owned by the Defense Ministry….