Leonid Sheiman, head of engineering and technical services of the fire Department of Israel, the radio station «Kan REKA» explained the reasons for the spread of odors in the centre of the country.
According to Scheinin, this was the result not of the fire, and the dry decay of waste in one of the private enterprises in Promozione in the North of Ashdod. He said that it is the plant closed 15 years ago, in the territory of which there were special pools for disposal.
In the hot season these pools dry out every few years dry the dregs begin to smolder and the gas having an unpleasant odor. In such situations, attracted to the fire service that fills the pools of water, the decay stops and the odor is gradually fading.
From the explanations of Leonid Scheinin is not clear, why till now the Ministry of environment and the municipality of Ashdod not cleared the area of the company from waste.