Company wants to continue importing the chemical and operating the controversial tank at one-third its capacity.
The building at Kiryat Motzkin train station is the last surviving structure of its type from the British Mandate era.
Police investigation was sparked by video footage shown on Israeli television.
In upholding a lower court ruling, the judge notes that the presence of the tank 'constituted a real danger to anyone in the city of Haifa at any time.'
State attorneys now say they support court order calling for Haifa storage facility to be emptied immediately.
An activist and a judge are trying to prevent 12 tons of ammonia from washing over Haifa. Their efforts may not be enough.
Haifa Chemicals still faces court decision on fate of controversial facility that might close it down shortly.
Industry is only responsible for a quarter of the air pollution in the northern Israeli city - the bigger problem rests with the public.
An amazing array of fruits and veggies, fresh baked goods, fish and a new restaurant are all part of the scene at Haifa’s Talpiot Market.
Judge says Haifa facility can remain open until city presents its case.