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Il-Pjan Lokali ghall-Port il-Kbir li ghadu kemm gie approvat mill-Gvern jigbor fih 237 policy li jitrattaw l-uzu ta' l-art f'dawn l-inhawi ta' Malta ghall-10 snin li gejjin
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l-Awtorita' ta' l-Ippjanar illum bdiet tnehhi tarag tal-konkos mibni illegalment fil-Bajja ta' Golden Sands f'post skedat minhabba l-importanza ekologika li ghandu.
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The Planning Authority determined 582 applications in January and received 798 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 3,052.
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The Malta Environmental Impact Assessment website has been radically overhauled in line with the new environmental impact regulations that came into effect last September.
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L-Awtorita' ta' l-Ippjanar tirreferi ghall-istqarrija li l-Kurja harget il-bierah filghaxija dwar il-laqgha li saret bejn il-Bord ta' l-Awtorita' u l-Arcisqof.
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L-Awtorita' ta' l-Ippjanar din il-gimgha kompliet tnehhi aktar bini u zvilupp bla permess, din id-darba fiz-Zurrieq u f'Bugibba.
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The Planning Authority determined 456 applications in March and received 672 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 4,059.
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The Planning Authority is in the process of preparing terms of reference for an environmental impact assessment report on the potential impact of a new landfill at Ta' l-Ghallis in the limits of Naxxar or at Tal-Harrub in Benghajsa, Birzebbuga.
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Madwar 40 student mic-Centru ghall-Konservazzjoni u Studji Urbani fl-Universita' ta' Dundee ghadhom kemm temmew studju f'Malta li kien organizzat bhala parti minn ftehim ta' ko-operazzjoni ma' l-Awtorita' ta' l-Ippjanar.
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Mepa today also launched its new logo. The new design portrays man at the centre of the environment with which he needs to live in harmony. The new corporate colours are brown and green.
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Mepa determined 848 applications in April and received 677 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 3,951.
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Over 100 tons of rubble and dumped material were removed from Delimara peninsula during an enforcement operation by mepa on Wednesday.
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Sewwieq ta' trakk li kien sejjer jarmi terrapien f'Delimara inqabad fil-fatt dalghodu waqt li l-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar (MEPA) kienet ghaddejja b'operazzjoni ta' tindif.
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New regulations which come into effect today have simplified procedures for the installation of satellite dish antennas.
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The survey is being carried out by Italian company GAS Ltd and will serve to show the geographical extent of the meadows and details regarding their morphology and health.
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Mepa qeghda toffri li tissussidja sa 60 fil-mija ta' l-ispejjez biex jigu rrangati galleriji ta' l-injam fit-Tliet Ibliet tal-Kottonera u fil-Kalkara.
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L-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar qed tipproponi tibdil fl-applikazzjoni ta' policy li hemm fil-Pjan ta' Struttura biex taghmilha aktar facli li jitpoggew imwejjed u siggijiet barra hwienet tax-xorb u ristoranti. Dan qed isir biex tinghata aktar hajja lic-centri urbani ta' Malta.
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Mepa determined a record 1,047 development applications in May, the highest number of applications to be ever determined in any one month. The pending caseload at the end of May stood at 3,591, a decrease of 360 over April's figures.
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"According to the projections, by 2020, a quarter of the Maltese population will be aged over sixty."
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The plan encourages development that improves people's quality of life, makes efficient use of land, ensures development is compatible with surrounding activities and does not overload the road networks.
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Mepa has set up a Steering Committee to oversee environmental management concerns on the island of Comino, a declared nature reserve.
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Mr Ray Piscopo has been appointed Director of the Environment Protection Directorate within the Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA).
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"Far more dwellings are being built than are needed to accommodate the needs of Malta's growing population" [THE TIMES 11.07.02]
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority determined 718 applications in June and received 527 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 3,382.
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"The private sector together with non-governmental organizations is likely to play an ever more important role in the provision of social and community facilities in the future" [THE TIMES 12.07.02]
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" The existing hierarchy of primary and secondary town centers should be reinforced boosting their vitality and viability" [THE TIMES 15.07.02]
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The rural strategy topic paper is the latest in a series of studies to be published by MEPA as part of the Structure Plan review process. Similar studies were published on demography, tourism, retail, employment, transport, social facilities, housing, leisure, recreation, coastal management, mineral extraction and waste.
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"If all vehicles in Malta were placed in a straight line, it would stretch for over a thousand kilometers, longer than the distance from Malta to Athens!" [THE TIMES 17.07.02]
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Il-Pjan jigbor madwar 200 policy dwar l-uzu ta' l-art f'Hal Qormi, H'Attard, Hal Balzan, Birkirkara, il-Gharghur, il-Hamrun, l-Iklin, Hal Lija, il-Mosta, in-Naxxar u Sta Venera.
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Mepa would like to clarify reports that have been appearing in the local media regarding claims that the area in Xemxija, known as Dahlet il-Fekruna, has been changed from a protected site and is now back within the building scheme.
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Dalghodu fil-Munxar il-pulizija kellhom jarrestaw ragel li hebb ghall-haddiema li kienu qeghdin inehhu scrapyard bla permess li tinsab fi Triq Santa Domenica.
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The malta environment & planning authority determined 793 applications in July and received 627 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 3,228.
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The Topic Paper on Public Utilities was drafted with the aim of strategically assessing Malta's infrastructural requirements for the period from 2000 to 2020 for the five main utility sectors: water, sewerage, energy, telecommunications and postal services.
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The Urban Conservation & Built Environment Topic Paper highlights the key issues, threats and challenges pertaining to urban areas and to suggest a strategic direction for the new Structure Plan.
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A site selection exercise by the Malta Environment & Planning Authority has identified over 282,000m 2 of land which could be developed into parks for micro-enterprises .
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The guidelines go a long way in assisting investors in the preparation of development proposals that would meet MEPA's planning policies.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority last week sealed off a number of quarries around Siggiewi. These quarries were either functioning without an authorized permit or being used for illegal dumping or as scrap yards
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l-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar tirreferi ghall-konferenza stampa li saret il-bierah mill-kumpanija Captain Morgan Cruises Ltd dwar il-mollijiet fil-Blue Lagoon ta' Kemmuna.
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The report reviews Malta's progress in implementing sustainable development since the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development. It goes on to identify shortcomings in this regard, and to propose a way forward, taking these shortcomings into account.
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Summit on Sustainable Development is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the period 26 August and 4 September 2002, under the auspices of the United Nations. Over 30,000 people from all over the globe, including Malta, are attending this memorable event.
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Hdax-il scrapyard bla permess imferrxin madwar Ghawdex bdew jigu imnehhija dalghodu mill-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar (il-MEPA) f'operazzjoni li mistennija tiehu madwar gimghatejn.
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The Malta Environment & Planning Authority determined 782 applications in August and received 550 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 2,871.
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Il-proposta, li tinvolvi progett ta' ricerka, giet imfissra waqt laqgha apposta li saret fis-summit dinji ta' Johannesburg mill-pajjizi membri ta' l-Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS).
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The malta environment & planning authority removed some 8,000 tons of building rubble from a site at Bahrija which is scheduled for its ecological and archaeological importance.
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B' riferenza ghall-kundizzjonijiet imposti mill-MEPA fil-permess ghall-izvilupp tas-Solemar kellha ssir kontribuzzjoni ta' Lm200,000 ghal fond imwaqqaf mill-Awtorita' ghal inizjattivi ta' titjib ambjentali.
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So far mepa has received around 700 submissions on the Gozo local plan and 400 on the Central Zone plan. These figures do not include the submissions made during the public consultation meetings and which will also be taken into account in the revision of the Plan.
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Dalghodu saret laqgha bejn l-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar u Polidano Brothers Ltd fejn gew iccarati punti li tqajmu fi tmiem il-gimgha l-ohra fir-rigward tal-hlasijiet dovuti lill-MEPA.
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Mepa has published for public consultation detailed guidelines on the development of the area situated between Triq Santa Liberata, Triq il-Kappuccini and the Tas-Salvatur fortifications, Kalkara.
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The malta environment & planning authority categorically denies that any permit has been issued for the sanctioning of application no. PA1376/01.
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The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) website www.mepa.org.mt, was awarded the title of the Best Overall Website and Best Public Sector Website in last year's DataStream awards. As its reigning year draws to a close, MEPA's IT team are working hard at ensuring it not only contains the latest information, but is constantly enhanced with new services.
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Parliamentary secretary george pullicino visited MEPA's stand in Hall H at the IT Fair in Naxxar on its opening night to see the new services on offer.
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Mepa has confirmed that the development that is being carried out in Kalkara referred to in local press is in accordance with the permit issued on the 17th September 2002 for file number PA478/96.
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The operation includes the removal of tons of construction waste and other dumping material in four separate areas along the road that leads to Delimara from Zejtun.
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Six local schools are to participate in a pilot initiative aimed at empowering pupils, teachers and parents to take practical steps to reduce the environmental impact of their schools.
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L-Awtorita' tassigura li assolutament mhux minnu li f'dan l-impjant ser jigi trattat materjal perikoluz u li mhux minnu li ma sarux studji dwar dan il-progett.
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The list of scheduled heritage sites includes valleys, military buildings, cart ruts, cemeteries and a convent which are now legally protected through the Development Planning Act.
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Mepa determined 541 applications in October and received 711 new applications. The net pending caseload at the end of the month was 2,565.
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The development would come complete with a landscaped pedestrian area, an underground 1,500 vehicle public car park, a new bus terminus and junction improvements.
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Mepa is the main sponsor of this year's edition of the Environment Fair organised by the Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU) on Campus.
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Kaccaturi u nassaba din il-gimgha qeghdin jircievu l-carnet de chasse ghas-sena 2003 minghand l-Awtorita' ta' Malta dwar l-Ambjent u l-Ippjanar (il-MEPA). Il-carnet de chasse huwa registru fejn il-kaccatur u n-nassab inizzel kull ma jkun qabad dik is-sena.
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Last week, a steady flow of impatient students seeking relief from the lacklustre study routine attracted to the noisy canteen magnet was somewhat stemmed. A huge tent, bang in the middle of the well-beaten passage to the sacred place, proved to be an unexpected obstruction ….The Environment Fair organised by KSU in conjunction with MEPA. [INSITE STUDENT MAGAZINE- 30.11.02]
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The malta environment & planning authority has appointed its first Director General - Dr Godwin Cassar. The move is part of the restructuring exercise undertaken by MEPA following the merger of the Planning Authority and the Environment Protection Department in March.
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No hazardous waste was found aboard the Norwegian ship Kronviken during a thorough investigation by mepa environment inspectors on Tuesday.
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Mepa environment inspectors were on site yesterday to investigate a report that liquid plastic material had been spilt on land and in the sea.
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The malta environment & planning authority is celebrating 10 years of land-use planning in Malta.
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Ash samples taken from aboard the Norwegian ship M V Kronviken do not contain toxic elements, laboratory tests commissioned by the Malta Environment & Planning Authority have shown.
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The oil sludge unloaded from aboard the Norwegian ship Kronviken and taken to Maghtab in December did not contain toxic material, laboratory results from Italy have shown.
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Three projects have received Planning Awards from the Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) during a presentation ceremony yesterday evening.
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Interview with Mr. Sergio Santos, who is an international coordinator of the Eco Schools programme run by the Foundation for Environmental Education [THE TIMES - EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT 08.11.02]
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