Despite objections, Israeli ministry pushing new gas processing locations
The decision on the placement of the terminals is key to guaranteeing the exploitation of Israel's recent offshore discoveries and securing the country's energy independence.
The Interior Ministry moved ahead Tuesday on determining locations for onshore natural-gas terminals and treatment facilities to handle gas from Israel's offshore fields. In almost diametrical opposition to the recommendations of the Environmental Protection Ministry and planning authorities, the Interior Ministry calls for one facility to be built adjacent to the Hagit power plant, in the Carmel foothills,...
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