Environment ministry to give poorer towns NIS 50m to improve cleanliness

Sue Surkes is The Times of Israel's environment reporter.

The Ministry of Environmental Protection announces that it will allocate NIS 50 million ($15 million) to help the country’s poorer local authorities to improve cleanliness in public spaces.

An initial NIS 5 million ($1.5 million) will be disbursed to map needs and prepare action plans.