Wednesday, July 6, it became known that the Ministry of environment recommends to start a police investigation against the Electric company responsible for power plant operation «Rutenberg».
In the Ministry of environment believe that the source of air pollution and odors, are complaining the residents of Ashkelon, is a coal-fired power plant.
Radio station «Reshet bet» reported that two months ago the Ministry of environment has called for the administration of the power plant at hearings at the Ministry.
The website Walla News, in turn, reports that «Hevrat Hashmal» believe that the source of odors, preventing the residents of Ashkelon, is not at the power plant. In response to the electricity company expressed willingness to cooperate with the investigation.