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To Clear Air, Israel Shuts Charcoal Factories, Costing Palestinians Jobs

For years, residents of central Israel have been complaining about air pollution from Palestinian factories in the nearby West Bank. Now that authorities have finally cracked down, shutting a group of the worst offending charcoal plants in one notorious town, Palestinians complain that hundreds were thrown out of work by their military occupiers.    The story of the northern West Bank town of Yabed, and its now-idle collection of charcoal plants, illustrates how for Israelis and...

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