‚Precautions must be taken in deep sea drilling‘

23.11.2011                      26.Cheschwan. 5772


'Precautions must be taken in deep sea drilling'

Authorities that provide licenses and oversee surveillance of offshore sites must be separated, experts tell Knesset.

Greater supervision must occur in offshore oil and natural gas drilling sites in order to prevent environmental crises, experts agreed at a special Knesset session held on Monday.
The forum occurred at a session of the Joint Health and Environment Committee, led by committee chairman MK Dov Henin (Hadash) and unveiling a new report about the environmental risks of deep sea drilling, drafted by the Israel Union for Environmental Defense (Adam Teva V’Din)….