JERUSALEM, April 19- The mayor of Haifa ordered on Sunday the closure of plants run by Israel's largest refining and petrochemicals group, Oil Refineries, following a report showing high cancer rates in the port city. Oil Refineries said its operating licence and that of a number of its subsidiaries had been cancelled in Israel's third largest city, which is...» Read More
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