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District Court orders Haifa Chemicals to empty ammonia tank


Mayor Yona Yahav accuses Haifa Chemicals of ‘misleading and lying to the public’ after backtracking on pledge not to appeal court decree to close the potentially catastrophic facility.

By Amir Ben David, Lior El Hai and Ilana Curiel


Haifa Chemicals has been ordered to empty the Haifa ammonia tank within 10 days and has been banned from restocking until the end of discussions on a petition to close the facility filed by the city of Haifa.

Haifa Chemicals are expected to appeal the decision, which was taken by Judge Ghada Bsul of the Haifa Court for Local Affairs, despite an earlier pledge to “respect the decision of the court.” Continue Reading »