Israeli settlements have been dumping untreated waste directly into a sewage canal that runs through the occupied West Bank, affecting Palestinian villages along its banks.
The hazard posed is compounded by the dumping of toxic chemical waste on agricultural land, with villagers reporting a rash of skin diseases and respiratory problems.
The Israeli government has banned plans by the Palestinian Authority to build pipes and pumps to treat and divert wastewater away from the affected villages.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Israeli Settlements Dumping Untreated Waste
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I hear Israeli waste is the chief import of Palestine. I bet it smells like New Jersey there... poor bastards.ReplyDelete