Civil Class Action to Save the Tzin Stream
“Water Engineering”, The Israeli Water Magazine, Vol. 179
Tzvi Levinson & Gil Dror Adv.
The article reviews the severe environmental damages caused to Ein Tzin, Ein Scorpions in the Tzin stream from the Tzin industrial plant for mining and processing of phosphate, which belongs to Israel Chemicals Ltd. The article presents the claims raised in the application for approval of a class action lawsuit, filed by attorneys that represent a group of residents. The conclusion that emerges from the analysis of the data and claims is that due to a long authorities lack of action, only a determined public struggle can bring about a change to immense damages to natural resources that are public property.