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Tel Aviv bus declared station a pollution hotspot

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Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg on Thursday declared the Tel Aviv Central Bus Station an air pollution hotspot, under the Clean Air Law.

This means that the Tel Aviv Municipality will have to present a detailed action plan to deal with the problem within six months.

Zandberg appealed to Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai and Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli in June to provide a plan to correct violations of environmental standards at the station on Tel Aviv’s Levinsky Street, which is used by diesel-powered buses and taxis.

With no plan forthcoming, she issued a draft declaration for public comment earlier this month.

Zandberg was........

© The Times of Israel

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