On Friday, February 2, due to problems at the chemical plant «Carmel Olefines» in the Haifa Bay from the pipe burst strong flame. Local residents reported that they saw the rising black smoke.
In the company of BAZAN, which owns the plant, says, «the Problem in the workshop for the production of ethylene has led to increased emissions from the chimney. The fault was rectified, the incident was reported to the authorities.»
In September and November 2017, the plant has already occurred such problems that also resulted in the release of flame. These cases were investigated by the Department of ecology.