Israeli Lawmakers Hear Critics of Red-Dead Project

8 Jun 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEL AVIV, Israel

Opponents of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project attempted to make their case before the Israeli Knesset’s Science and Technology Committee this week.Critics of the project, who include residents from the project area and environmentalists, have said it is more about cementing ties with Jordan and providing more water for the kingdom than it is about saving the Dead Sea.The Jerusalem Post quoted Dov Litvinoff, head of Tamar Regional Council that borders the lake, as saying the project would come too late to prevent further decreases in the salt water body. He said lawmakers should have been doing more to save it all along...

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