How prepared is Israel to deal with oil and gas spills as offshore drilling takes off?
Israel's offshore oil and gas production are well underway; but on environmental protection, Israel is playing catch up with the world.
Governmental officials scrambled to a Knesset discussion on drilling “like students who always remember at the last moment that they have homework and that they must do it very quickly,” said leading environmentalist Maya Jacobs. The director of Zalul Environmental Association said the representatives of various ministries were entirely unprepared to talk about how Israel is...
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