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  • Israel blanketed by sandstorm

    April 2, 2013 | 6:21 am

    Israel was blanketed by the worst sandstorm in four years.

    Air pollutions levels on Monday were 40 times higher than on a typical day, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported, citing the Environment Ministry.

    The high winds, dust and sand came from Egypt into Israel as a result of a low pressure system over the Mediterranean Sea.

    Hazy conditions improved by Monday night.

  • Israeli pollution control unit offers breath of fresh air

    By Avi Hein

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Not only is pollution dirty, smelly and disgusting, it can also kill.

    The World Health Organization estimates that each year more than 3 million people die worldwide due to causes directly linked to air pollution, mostly due to vehicle emissions and industrial pollution.
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