Background

The IMI “Netz” factory was established in Beit HaKerem in 1951, and operated until 1997. It produced various metal products for Israel’s security industries. These processes included alkaline cleaning processes, cadmium and tin coating, nickel…

The IMI “Netz” factory was established in Beit HaKerem in 1951, and operated until 1997. It produced various metal products for Israel’s security industries. These processes included alkaline cleaning processes, cadmium and tin coating, nickel coating, anodic oxidation of aluminum, painting and paint stripping, tool testing and chemical treatment including oxidation


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Location:

The former IMI factory is located by the Beit HaKerem residential neighborhood in Jerusalem

Plan area:

About 70 dunams

Land ownership:

Israeli Military Industries (IMI)

Evacuation:

January 2018

Pollutants:

Chlorinated organic compounds, fuel components, heavy metals (cadmium, zinc, tin, nickel, copper and silver), explosives and asbestos

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  • 1
    Historical Survey
  • 2
    Soil Survey
  • 3
    Risk Assessment
  • 4
    Remediation Alternatives
  • 5
    Remediation Activities
  • 6
    Verification Survey
  • 7
    NFA

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Photography: נטלי קדוש