Proposed amendments to the forest ordinance, which dates back to 1926, the British Mandate period, stipulate that trees cannot be cut down without a permit.
Nearly 300 residents of Arad and neighboring towns, along with the environmental group Coalition for Public Health, have filed a petition to order Netanyahu's military secretary, Yohanan Loker, to stop leaning on the health officials.
Israel used money it owes the Palestinian Authority to treat untreated solid waste flowing into Israel, while settlement sewage still pollutes the West Bank
The new technology is likely to increase the public's overall exposure to radiation, the ministries explained, and therefore, further study of the need and justification for this technology is required.
Government refuses to delay the construction plans, even though it has offered no solution for the noise hazard.
In the coming decades experts predict difficulties in the ability to produce food due to processes such as world population growth and climate change.
Apparently 90 percent of the cyclists were men above the age of 18 (according to the counters' estimate ) and almost 60 percent of them wore helmets.
Farmers are using more purified waste water than in the past because their allocations of fresh water have been slashed due to the drought.
The reserve contains some of the most important springs in the Judean Desert; these springs produce more than 70 million cubic meters of sweet water every year and attract many unique kinds of flora and fauna.
Dust, rain and high winds afflicted large parts of the country, particularly in the north and center, leading to health warnings and interruptions in domestic air traffic.