After Texas blast, Israeli experts at odds over dangers of Haifa ammonia storage tank
Leak from ammonia storage tank in facility near residential area could put thousands of people in danger of severe poisoning.
In Israel, as in other countries, population concentrations live near installations used by the fertilizer industry that pose a potential risk to public safety. One prominent example of this is the ammonia storage tank at Haifa Bay. As far back as two years ago, the Environmental Protection Ministry and the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor began a project to move the storage tank to the Negev, but the move...
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