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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 393 applications in December and received 427 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,647.
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Il-Kummissjoni ghall-Kontroll ta' l-Izvilupp tal-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar fit- 8 ta' Jannar, 2007 cahdet (dismissed) applikazzjoni PA 655/05 ghat- tigdid tal-operat ta' barriera tal-Qawwi f' Ghar d-Dar, il-Qala.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) and WasteServ Malta (WSM) will be jointly implementing an EU funded project that will result in a national hazardous waste inventory and provision of technical assistance in the regulatory aspects of hazardous waste management.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority has approved the scheduling for the coastal wetlands of the Il-Maghluq Area in the limits of Marsaxlokk and the area known as Is-Simar in San Pawl il-Bahar.
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Officers of the Malta Environment and Planning Authority sealed the illegal use of premises 9, Forrest Street, St. Julian's. The premises were being used illegally as a launderette.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority this morning started the demolition of an illegal building in Triq l-Imdina, Zebbug. The illegality mainly consisted of various works without the necessary permit.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority recently commissioned two new air monitoring stations. The stations were placed at Misrah il-Hamsa t'Ottubru, Msida, opposite the Parish Church and at Gnien San Girgor, Zejtun, on the outskirts of the village.
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Demolition of the illegal building in Mdina Road, Zebbug, continued today after the initial work was carried out yesterday. It is estimated that the work will be finished by the end of this week.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority, MEPA, approved the outline development permit for two major projects, one in Birzebbugia and one in St. Julians. The permits approved in principle the construction of an LPG Station (fuel Storage) in Benghisa and a mixed residential development in Pender Place.
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A maisonette and its underlying garage that were illegally being used as offices and a workshop/commercial store in Triq il-Ghajn, Swieqi have been reverted back to a residential dwelling.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 704 applications in January and received 826 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,782.
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Eighty-four applicants for a grant to help restore their balconies were given a letter of intent by the Malta Environment & Planning Authority. The applicants are residents from Siggiewi, Zejtun and Rabat (Gozo) and three owners of scheduled properties.
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A villa in San Gwann, recently illegally changed to offices, was reverted to its original use following action by MEPA.Following a report from San Gwann Local Council MEPA officers inspected a residence in Triq Il-Huttaf, San Gwann.
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The Civil Court yesterday dismissed as baseless a request for a prohibitory injunction by Alternattiva Demokratika and a number of individuals against MEPA.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority has re-appointed Perit Joe Falzon as Audit Officer for a second term of three years.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 545 applications in February and received 660 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,915.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) together with the Ministry for Rural Affairs and the Environment and all Local Councils is addressing the environmental and safety impact vacant sites create.
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Raising environmental awareness amongst the public has become a primary focus for the Ministry responsible for the Environment, Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) and HSBC Cares For The Environment Fund (HCEF).
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) has published updated guidelines to provide a strategy for the installation of permanent billboards.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has published DC2007. This is an updated version of DC2005, which it will replace.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 732 applications in March and received 739 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,900.
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With reference to the recent publication of the Ombudsman's report regarding complaints made by residents of Santa Marija Estate, Mellieha, the Malta Environment & Planning Authority is publishing its response to the report as attached.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 623 applications in April and received 661 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,933.
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In the past few days MEPA has undertaken direct actions for the removal of illegally build boundary walls. These walls were raised over existing walls constructed in Zebbug. The first two sites were at Telgha' t'Alla w Ommu l/o Naxxar.
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The Local Councils Association, the Ministry for Rural Affairs and the Environment together with MEPA are working to reduce the inconvenience caused by badly used vacant sites within urban areas. As from next Monday, MEPA will be receiving directions from Local Councils as to which sites will be issued an enforcement notice if not adequately walled off.
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The International Fund for Animal Welfare's (IFAW) is currently carrying out a survey in the East Mediterrean on sperm whales. The vessel, by which this research is being carried out, was recently berthed in the Grand Harbour Marina, Vittoriosa, for final preparations.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) has removed an illegal wooden structure from the front garden of a catering establishment in St Paul's Bay.
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Mepa removed an illegal scrapyard and storage area in Mgarr. The site had been under enforcement for the past 11 years during which time the owner used all legal means at his disposal to thwart MEPA's proceedings.
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l-Awtorità ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjannar niedet l-Indikaturi dwar l-Istat ta' l-Ambjent. Dan il-ktejjeb jaggorna l-indikaturi li kienu ppubblikati fl-2006 flimkien mar-Rapport dwar l-Istat ta' l-Ambjent 2005.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority convened a press conference to clarify the many inaccuracies in verbal and written statements appearing in the media concerning the approval of PA 7902/05, the re-development of the former Ulysses Lodge.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 801 applications in May and received 786 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,926.
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A number of development applications have become exempt from requiring a full development application permit following changes made to the DNO legislation. The Malta Environment & Planning Authority has sought to minimise the inconvenience that minor applications create for an applicant.
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Reference is made to the reportage which carried the reactions of FAA to MEPA's press conference and various other contributions on this matter.
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Reference is made to the press release issued by a Xaghra Councillor on behalf of Save Ramla. 1. There were two enforcement notices in our plotting records only one of which was still active. One related to ENF 732/93 - Excavations without permit. This was marked at the upper end of the site.
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An ecological restoration of St Paul's Islands has been carried out by the Nature Protection Unit within the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA), with the help of funds provided by The HSBC Cares for the Environment Fund (HCEF).
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the permit issued by the Malta Environment & Planning Authority, MEPA for the re-development of the former Ulysses Lodge was issued exclusively for a tourist complex.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority has signed an agreement with 21 local councils to fully or partial funded environment friendly projects in the locality.
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The Court of Appeals, presided by Chief Justice Vincent De Gaetano increased the court sentence for a Zebbug man, who had been fined Lm1,000 for assaulting a Malta Environment and Planning Authority (Mepa) enforcement officer.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) determined 596 applications in June and received 617 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,979.
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The facts regarding the approval of PA1272/00 are as follows: 1. This application PA1272/00 was for demolition of existing garage and construction of a terraced house with an underlying ground floor garage. In the first instance, MEPA considered the visual and physical impacts on Ta' Hagrat Temples.
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B'referenza ghal diskors li sar fis-seduta parlamentari tat-18 ta' Lulju 2007, il-MEPA tixtieq taghmilha cara li bhalissa ghaddejjin proceduri kriminali mill-Pulizija kontra mpjegat taghha. F'dan il-kaz, l-Awtorita imxiet skond il-provvedimenti tal-ftehim kollettiv li hija marbuta bih.
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Mepa has received a request for the revocation of two permits: PA5138/02 (Outline) and PA7902/05 (full development) relating to the re-development of the former Ulysses Lodge. These are being assessed in line with Article 39A of the Development Planning Act.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority yesterday unanimously approved an application for the demolition of factories and clearance at the SmartCity project site.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has joined forces with the Austrian Federal Environment Agency (UBA) to develop a new, simplified environmental regulatory framework aimed at small enterprises.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) decided 763 applications in July and received 622 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,901.
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Mr. Joe Catania is the new Board Secretary at the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA). mr. Catania saw his earlier days as a law clerk at the Attorney General's Office, from where he graduated as a Legal Procurator in 1992.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is currently participating in an EU funded project that seeks to develop an e-based training tool on the promotion of sustainable urban development.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has acted swiftly to ensure that the negative impact created by maintenance works carried out on the back part of Malta's oldest Cathedral will be reversed.
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Protecting the city of silent inhabitants there are places we drive past that we prefer not look that closely at, given the fear that our thoughts may lead us to dwell on something we find hard to accept - Death.
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Malta is the most advanced of the EU member states that acceded the EU in 2004 in its progress to designate sites under the Habitats Directive.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority approved the construction of a compound in Ta' Qali which is to house the Embassy of the United States of America.
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Over the past month, the IPSL staff attached to MEPA carried out monitoring of Bahrija. During that time, they succeeded in detecting 4 different fires.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority has published for Public Consultation, a Development Brief for the area known as Il-Ghirghien in Birzebbugia, as required by the Development Planning Act (1992), in order to encourage integrated planning of future development in this area.
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The Board of the Malta Environment & Planning Authority, MEPA unanimously voted to revoke both the Outline and the Full Development Permits for the re-development of the former Ulysses Lodge.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) decided 744 applications in September and received 460 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,520.
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Mepa refers to a statement made by Alternattiva Demokratika regarding the revocation of permits relating to the re-development of the former Ulysses Lodge.
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The applications for the restoration of timber balconies are leaving MEPA and the Local Councils by the dozen. The applications opened last Monday and both MEPA offices and the Local Councils are reporting a strong response, running into dozens each day.
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L-Awtorita ta' Malta ghall-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar, il-MEPA tfakkar dan li gej: 1. Fi Frar li ghadda il-process ta' EIA fuq Fort Cambridge kien inbeda permezz tal-Project Description Statement (PDS). Dan sar fil-fazi ta' l-Outline Development Application.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has started flying metric aerial photography this week. The authority periodically undertakes aerial photography in order to update several key products produced by the Mapping Unit, Malta's National Mapping Agency.
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Mr. Andrew Calleja has accepted to extend his tenure of office as Chairman of the Malta Environment and Planning Authority for another year.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) decided 681 applications in October and received 744 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,615.
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Mepa has recently closed access to a dwelling and garage built without permit in Marsaxlokk. This site had already been sealed off last year but the MEPA seals on the premises were broken so the Authority took the matter a step further by placing concrete barriers in front of all access to the illegal dwelling and structures.
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A roosting site for a rare species of bat has been discovered in Gozo in a hitherto unknown complex of World War II shelters. This discovery was made during excavations in a permitted development within scheme.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) has expressed its satisfaction that the owners of Villa Bologna have accepted the invitation of MEPA Chairman Andrew Calleja to submit a formal request for Villa Bologna and its grounds in Attard to be scheduled.
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The Environment Protection Directorate of the Malta Environment & Planning Authority will soon be moving to new premises.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority strongly condemns the act of vandalism which has taken place on the German Curtain of the Valletta Fortifications.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority has published its Annual Report 2007. For the first time this report will be entirely digital and available on CDs. The report will also be on www.mepa.org.mt as a publication.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) decided 545 applications in November and received 599 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,675.
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Is-servizz tat-trasport pubbliku se jopera b'xejn fil-jiem tal-Milied. Kull min juza l-karozzi tal-linja s-Sibt 22, il-Hadd 23 u lejliet il-Milied it-Tnejn 24 ta' Dicembru mhux se jhallas tas-servizz.
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