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Mgarr Petrol Station
ILLEGAL BRICK WALL ON THE RABAT ROAD
U-Turn mill-MEPA dwar il-kaz ta Green MT
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2012
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IL-MEPA U R-REKLAM LI ĦOLOQ FURUR
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CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN SLIEMA
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"JEVITAW LI JITKELLMU FUQ IT-TNIGGIS TAT-TRAB FIN"
2013
Clarifying 'what really goes on at MEPA'
Permits for villas in Rabat
Mepa takes impartial and fair decisions
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One World
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Plants
Bear's Breeches (1)
Sea Daffodil (2)
Clustured Carline Thistle (3)
Sand Bindweed (4)
Wild Artichoke (5)
Common Pyramidal Orchid (6)
Common Ivy (7)
Sand Broomrape (8)
Sea Holly (9)
Sicilian Snapdragon (10)
Spineless Caper (11)
Shrubby Kidney Vetch (12)
Sandarac Gum Tree (13)
Olive Tree (14)
Holm Oak (15)
Carob Tree (16)
Aleppo Pine (17)
Bay Laurel (18)
Judas Tree (19)
Italian Cypress Tree (20)
Common Hawthorn (21)
Black Mulberry (22)
Common Myrtle (23)
Date Palm (24)
Mastic Tree (25)
White Poplar (26)
Pomegranate (28)
Sweet Almond (27)
Fig (29)
Fennel (30)
Rosemary (31)
Chaste Tree (32)
Peach Tree (33)
Mediterranean Buckthorn (34)
African Tamarisk (35)
Dwarf Fan Palm (36)
Spanish Broom (37)
Mediterranean Heath (38)
French Daffodil (39)
Maltese Spurge (40)
Hoary Elm (41)
Maltese Salt-Tree (42)
Evergreen Honeysuckle (43)
Mediterranean Thyme (44)
Neptune Grass (45)
Sea Rush (46)
Large Star of Betlehem (47)
Giant Orchid (48)
Narrow-leaved Ash (49)
Common Elder (50)
Sea Spurge (51)
Seaside Squill (52)
Pale Blugloss (53)
Great Sage (54)
Animals
Algerian Whip Snake
Mediterranean Chameleon (4)
Moorish Gecko
Moorish Gecko (5)
Spanish Sparrow (6)
Maghrebian Mouse-Eared Bat (7)
Algerian Hedgehog (1)
Algerian Whip Snake (2)
Oscellated Skink (8)
Black Headed Gull (9)
Scarlet Darter (10)
Lobed Argiope (11)
Loggerhead Turtle (12)
Western Whip Snake (3)
Edible Snail (13)
Decollated Snail (14)
Striped Hawkmoth (16)
Churchyard Beetle (17)
Noble Pen Shell (15)
Parish churches
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Attard
Annunciation, Balzan
St. Lawrence Martyr, Birgu
St. Helen, Birkirkara
Assumption of Our Lady, Birkirkara
Immaculate Conception, Bormla
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Fgura
St. Publius, Floriana
St. Bartholomew, Gharghur
Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Ghaxaq
Our Lady into Heaven, Gudja
St. Cajetan of Thriene, Ħamrun
Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Isla
St. Leonard, Kirkop
Transfiguration of Our Lord, Lija
St. Andrew, Luqa
Our Lady of Pompeii, Marsaxlokk
St. Paul the Apostle, Mdina
Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Mellieħa
St. Joseph, Mellieħa
St. Joseph, Msida
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Mosta
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Mqabba
Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Naxxar
St. George, Qormi
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Qrendi
St. Paul, Rabat
St. Paul, Safi
St. Nicholas of Bari, Siġġiewi
Our Lady Star of the Sea, Sliema
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sliema
Annunciation of Our Lady, Tarxien
Our Lady of Fair Heavens, Valletta
St. Paul's Shipwreck, Valletta
St. Augustine, Valletta
Our Lady of Divine Grace, Żabbar
St. Philip of Aggira, Ħaż-Żebbuġ
St. Catherine of Alexandria, Żejtun
St. Catherine, Żurrieq
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fontana
Visitation of Our Lady to St. Elizabeth, Għarb
Our Lady of Perpetual Soccour and St. Gregory the Great, Kerċem
Our Lady of Soccour and St. Gregory the Great, Kerċem
Our Lady of Perpetual Soccour and St. Gregory, Kercem
St. Peter and St. Paul, Nadur
Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph, Qala
Assumption of Our Lady, Rabat
Protecting the Natural Heritage in the Maltese Islands
Il-Maqluba (1)
Is-Simar (2)
Il-Wied ta' San Martin and Il-Ballut (3)
Għajn Barrani (4)
Wied ix-Xlendi and Wied il-Lunzjata (6)
Ghajn Rihana Valley System (7)
L-Ghadira, Mellieha (8)
Qortin Isopu, Nadur (9)
Harq Hamiem Cave (10)
Saline Marshland at il-Maghluq ta' Marsaxlokk (5)
Wied tal-Kalkara and Wied ta' Rinella
Wied tal-Kalkara and Wied ta Rinella (11)
Coastal Cliffs of mainland Malta (12)
Filfla (13)
Il-Gebla tal-General (14)
Harq Hamiem Valley (15)
St. Paul's Islands (16)
Ta Cenc Important Bird Area (17)
Wied Blandun (18)
Wied il-Kbir and Wied Ghomor (19)
Wied ta Mgarr ix-Xini (20)
Wied Musa (21)
Buskett (22)
Il-Gebla tac-Cawl (23)
Il-Gebla tal-Halfa (24)
L-Ghadira s-Safra
Pembroke Coastal Platform
Qortin tal-Magun (27)
Ramla l-Hamra (28)
Salini (29)
Tas-Sellum Inland Cliffs and Caves (30)
Dwejra/Qawra Area (l/o San Lawrenz and Kercem) (31)
Dwejra and Qawra Area (31)
Il-Qattara Permanent Freshwater Pool (32)
Shingle beach at il-Qawra Inland Sea (33)
Wetland at Tal-Port (34)
Wied Ghorof and Wied Merell (35)
Wied il-Kbir, Wied Pisklu and Tributaries (36)
Dwejra and Qawra Area (31)
Threatened Protected Species
Animals
Painted Frog
Maltese Wall Lizard
Maltese Freshwater Crab
Bats
Butterflies
Plants
Maltese Rock-Centaury
Maltese Everlasting
Maltese Cliff-Orache
Endemic Flora
Orchids in Malta
Trees in Malta
Marine Protected Areas
What is a protected marine area?
What are the benefits of marine protected areas?
What can I do for marine protected areas?
Which are the current Marine Protected Areas of Malta?
Tree Protected Areas
In-Nigret Area (l/o Naxxar)
Gnien il-Kbir, il-Buskett & Wied il-Girgenti
Ic-Cimiterju ta' l-Addolorata
Il-Ballut tal-Imgiebah (l/o Mellieħa)
Il-Ballut tal-Wardija (l/o San Pawl il-Baħar)
Il-Maqluba (l/o Qrendi)
Wied Qirda (l/o Siġġiewi)
Il-Wied tal-Baħrija (l/o Rabat)
L-Imtaħleb Area (l/o Rabat)
Triq il-Wied, Msida
Iċ-Ċagħaq (l/o Mġarr)
Dawret il-Wied/Wied il-Għasel
Wied ir-Rum (l/o Rabat)
Il-Wied tal-Fiddien (l/o Rabat)
Iż-Żebbuġ tal-Bidnija
Ta’ Bloq/Għar Ħanżir Area (l/o Qormi & Siġġiewi)
Ta' Bloq, Għar Ħanżir Area (l/o Qormi & Siġġiewi)
Ta' Bloq/Għar Ħanżir Area
Tal-Virgi (l/o Marsascala)
Wied Għollieqa (l/o San Ġwann and Msida)
Ta' Baldu/Wied Ħażrun Area (l/o Rabat)
Wied il-Faħam
Wied il-Ħut (l/o Rabat)
Wied il-Miżieb Area (l/o Mellieħa)
Wied Moqbol (l/o Żurrieq)
Ta' San Blas (l/o Siġġiewi)
Wied Żembaq (l/o Birżebbuġa)
Għajn Barrani (l/o Xagħra)
Il-Qattara Area (l/o San Lawrenz)
Wied Binġemma (l/o Nadur)
Il-Ħażina (Kemmuna)
Il-Qala ta' Santa Marija (Kemmuna)
Protecting the most significant buildings, monuments and features
Pembroke
Victorian, stone foot-bridge
Ex-British Military Services Tennis Pavilion, Off Triq Tunis
Ex-British Military Services Office/Store, Triq Cassino corner with Triq Camillo Sciberras
Ex-British Military Services Office/Store, Triq Cassino corner with Triq Camillo Sciberras
Ex-British Military Services Office/Store, Triq Cassino corner with Triq Camillo Sciberras
Ex-British Military Services Office/Store, Triq Cassino corner with Triq Camillo Sciberras
Ex-British Office in Triq Cassino
Ex-British Military Range
Madliena Night Practice
Fort Pembroke
St George Barracks
St Paul Hutments
St Patrick Barracks
Military Cemetery
St Andrews Barracks
The Pembroke Ranges
Australia Hall
Officers villas and residences
Pembroke Battery
Madliena Tower
St George Tower
Fougasse
Valletta
The old mint
The Casino Maltese
St. John Co-Cathedral
Church of St. Barbara
Hastings Monument
The Breakwater
Lion and Unicorn fountains
Old Slaughterhouse fountain
Great Seige monument
Statue of St Paul
The Museum of Fine Arts
Palazzo Bonici
Pinto Stores
Church of St Nicholas
Church of Our Lady of Pilar
The covered market
The Borsa
Fountain and exedra at Fort St Elmo
Fountain now located at the Mall in Floriana
Statue of St John the Baptist
Statue of St Michael
Statue of St Joseph
Cotoner Block
Palazzo Parisio
Casa Dorell
Palazzo de la Salle
Garrison Church
Church of St James
St Andrews Scots Church
Church of St Anne
The Boom Defence
Ponsombys Column
De Rohan fountains in Misrah San Gorg
Fountain now located in St Philips garden in Floriana
Lion on column
The Hook at Triq San Gwann
The Manoel Theatre
The Bibliotheca
The Main Guard and the Chancellery
Maisons Demandols
Palazzo Hompesch
New Fish Market at the Barriera
The Old Slaughterhouse
Dar Annona
Barriera Stores
Church of St. Roque
Greek Orthodox Church
Church of Our Lady of Victories
Church of St. Lucy
Chapel of the Sacra Infermeria
Church and Monastery of St Ursula
The statue of Queen Victoria
Bridge and tunnel of the Malta railway
Statue of Our Lady of Pompeii
Statue of St. Roque
Auberge de Baviere
Auberge de Provence
The Sacra Infermeria
The Banca Giuratale
30, Triq il-Merkanti
56, Triq San Gwann
Casa Bolino
Niche of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Church and Convent of St Dominic
Church of St Mary Magdalene
Anglican Cathedral of St. Paul
Church of Our Lady of Liesse
Buttigieg-Francia Palace
Victoria Gate and marble billboards
The Camarata
Sir Alexander Ball's monument
Sir Alexander Ball's monument
Statue of St Elijah
Statue of St. Francis of Assisi
Statue of St. Francis of Paola
Statue of St. Peter of Alcantara
Remains of the Royal Opera House and others
In Triq il-Lvant
Church of Christ the Redeemer
Chapel of the Holy Family's Flight from Egypt
Jesuit church and the statue of St. Aloysius of Gonzaga
Oratory of the Onorati and statues
Oratory and Priory of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Church of Our Lady of Jesus
Church of St. Paul
Church, monastery and statue of St Francis
Chapel of St Catherine
Church of St. Augustine
Church of Our Lady of Damascus
The Grandmaster's Palace
Auberge d'Italie
Auberge de Castille
Auberge d'Aragon
The Archbishop's Palace
The Castellania
The old customs house
Casa delle Colombe and Hotel de Verdelin
The old university
Remains of the Belvedere
Opinion Features
PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY
TRAFFIC PRESSURE
A VISION FOR JUDGEMENT
LOOKING AHEAD FOR A GREENER ENVIRONMENT
NOISE ON OUR ROADS
Planning Control Applications
Protecting Our Environment Together
Protecting our Environment
Public Consultation
Review of Grand Harbours Local Plan 2002 - Valletta
Structure Plan Review
Structure Plan Review - Policy BEN 08
Marsa Sports Grounds - Partial Review of Local Plans
PC 56 of 2009
Archived Public Consultations
Environment and Development Brief
fireworks complexes policy
fuels stations policy
heightlimitationpolicy
FARpolicy
ODZ POLICY
Questionnaire on Valuing the Benefits of Biodiversity in Malta
Requests for Information
RETHINKING ENERGY
REVISION OF LOCAL PLANS
Sant Antnin Waste Treatment Plant - Audit Report
Semma' Leħnek
State of the Environment
State of the Environment Report 2005
Driving Forces for Environmental Change
Air
Climate Change
Land
Soil
Landscape
Waters
Waste
Biodiversity
Cross-cutting concerns
Policy Responses
State of the Environment Indicators 2006
Driving Forces for Environmental Change
Air
Climate Change
Land
Soil
Landscape
Waters
Waste
Biodiversity
Policy Responses
State of the Environment Indicators 2007
Driving Forces for Environmental Change
Air
Climate Change
Land
Waters
Waste
Biodiversity
Policy Responses
State of the Environment Report 1998
State of the Environment Report 2002
The Environment Report Indicators 2009
Driving Forces for Environmental Change
Air
Climate Change
Land
Fresh Waters
Coastal and Marine Environment
Resources and Waste
Biodiversity
Policy Responses
The Environment Report Indicators 2010-2011
Driving Forces for Environmental Change
Air
Climate Change
Land
Fresh Waters
Coastal and Marine Environment
Resources and Waste
Biodiversity
Policy Responses
Summer Break Time
Tenders
Use Classes Order 2014
Wooden Balconies Exhibition
Heritage and Biodiversity 2014-2015
MapServer
Media Releases
MEPA Newsletter
RESTORATION OF TRADITIONAL WOODEN BALCONIES
€4.9 MILLION PROJECT TO BOOST ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
SURVEY SHOWS ENVIRONMENT IS HIGH PRIORITY FOR MOST MALTESE
ENVIRONMENT REPORT SHOWS POSITIVE RESULTS IN KEY AREAS
PARLIAMENT DISCUSSING MEPA REFORM
5,867 OIL DRUMS REMOVED FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE
THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF WATER
NOTICE ON LEGAL OBLIGATIONS OF OZONE DEPLETING SUBSTANCES
MEDIA WATCH
2010: INTERNATIONAL YEAR FOR BIODIVERSITY
ROADSHOW TO PROMOTE WOODEN BALCONIES
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: MAKING INDUSTRY AWARE OF OBLIGATIONS
TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS EFFECTS
MALTA’S HERITAGE: THE QUARANTINE HOSPITAL AND BARRIERA
WE NEED TO ENSURE THAT PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHAT WE’RE DOING
CITY GATE PROJECT APPROVED
OUTLOOK 2
MEPA COMMITS OVER €860,000 TO 21 URBAN PROJECTS
NATIONAL MEASURES FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY
ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES ON THE RISE
MEPA TAKES DIRECT ACTION IN OVER 7 LOCALITIES
MALTA’S UNIQUE BIODIVERSITY
MEDIA WATCH
THE DESIGNED ENVIRONMENT: WHERE BEAUTY AND FUNCTION MEET
MEPA’S ACTION AS DUMPED OIL SPILLS INTO WATERCOURSE
REGULATING INDUSTRY’S IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT
COMPLYING WITH THE NOISE DIRECTIVE
DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PROCESS TO BE REHAULED
THE ENVIRONMENT AND YOUR HEALTH
THE PEOPLE FACTOR
WIED TA’ MGARR IX-XINI
SAFEGUARDING MALTA’S HERITAGE
DWEJRA DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS REFUSED
OUTLOOK 3
REHABILITATED TURTLES RELEASED TO SEA
NEW GUIDELINES FOR MICRO WIND TURBINES
RARE TREES CULTIVATED AT MEPA GARDENS
ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT BEING TACKLED HEAD ON BY MEPA
COMMISSION REVIEWS PLANNING POLICIES
IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF OUR AIR
LAND-USE PLANNING: MEPA LAUNCHES ASSESSMENT
NOTICE: VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, IMPORTERS
BIODIVERSITY: INFORMATION CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED
MEDIA WATCH
THE NEED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
THE BOOM DEFENCE
DEDICATED TO PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
SETTING STANDARDS TO PROTECT SURFACE WATERS
SAYING IT AS IT IS
COURT RULES IN FAVOUR OF MEPA
OUTLOOK 4
MALTA GETS THUMBS UP FOR ITS BATHING WATERS
PRIME NATURA 2000 SITE CONSULTATION TO BE LAUNCHED
SURVEY: FAVOURABLE ATTITUDE TO ENVIRONMENT
ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING POLICY TEAM ESTABLISHED
EU COMMISSION CONFIRMS FINE DUST LIMITS
EDUCATIONAL TOURS PROMOTIING BIODIVERSITY
GĦARB: MEPA CLOSES OVER 13 ENFORCEMENT CASES
PROTECTING ENDANGERED SPECIES: CITES CONVENTION
NEW PERMITTING PROGRAMME FOR QUARRIES LAUNCHED
THE IMPORTANCE OF BIODIVERSITY
MEDIA WATCH
PROTECTING OUR MARINE AND COASTAL ENVIRONMENT
PROTECTING MALTESE ISLANDS' NATURAL HERITAGE
e-APPLICATIONS: EFFICIENT, TRANSPARENT DEVELOPMENT PERMITTING
COORDINATING THE DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMISSION
"RISE IN AWARENESS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES” - HELGA ELLUL
"RISE IN AWARENESS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES”
MEPA APPROVES SALINI PROJECT
OUTLOOK 5
NEW ENDEMIC SUBSPECIES FOR THE MALTESE ISLANDS
FOUR NEW MARINE PROTECTED AREAS
SATELLITE TAGGING OF TURTLES
MEPA REFORM UPDATE: NEW FINES TO BE INTRODUCED
DRUMMED OUT OF THE COUNTRYSIDE MEPA ENFORCEMENT UNIT AND PARKS REMOVE OVER 9,000 OBJECTS
DRUMMED OUT OF COUNTRYSIDE: 9,000 OBJECTS REMOVED
9,000 OBJECTS REMOVED FROM COUNTRYSIDE
BIODIVERSITY EDUCATION AT SCOUT CAMPS
STRONG RESPONSE TO WOODEN BALCONY ROADSHOW
FOUNTAIN AT ST PHILIP'S GARDEN
PROTECTING MALTA'S HERITAGE
MANAGING WATER SUCCESSFULLY
UNITS AT FORMER 7-UP FACTORY SITE TURNED DOWN
“AWARENESS ON HERITAGE HAS IMPROVED” – DR BIANCHI
“HERITAGE AWARENESS HAS IMPROVED”- DR BIANCHI
CITIZENS MUST UNDERSTAND THEIR ROLE IN SEPARATING WASTE
OUTLOOK 6
3 OUT OF 4 INDIGENOUS LIZARDS HAVE CONSERVATION STATUS
MEPA TO INVEST € 7MILLION IN PARK & RIDE SCHEMES
NEW PENALTIES SYSTEM FOR ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENTS
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION: PUTTING MALTA’S CASE FORWARD
PROMOTING BIODIVERSITY THROUGH STAMPS
MEPA STARTS DEMOLISHING ILLEGAL BUILDING IN WARDIJA- WORKS IMPEDED
MEPA STARTS DEMOLISHING ILLEGAL BUILDING - WORKS IMPEDED
EIAs: HUMAN HEALTH IMPACTS
PROTECTIVE MEASURES TO SAFEGUARD BIODIVERSITY
MEASURES TO IMPROVE CONSULTATION OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT
HOTEL PHOENICIA UPGRADING PROJECT APPROVED
PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT, PROTECT YOUR HEALTH
OVER 130 AIR QUALITY MONITORING SITES ARE IN OPERATION
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
CLOSE COLLABORATION BETWEEN MEPA AND LOCAL COUNCILS
PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT, PROTECT YOUR HEALTH
AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO MANAGING OUR SEA
OUTLOOK 7
GOZO’S VALLEYS BENEFIT FROM EXTENSIVE RESTORATION PROJECT
SAFER PLAYGROUNDS FOR CHILDREN
REFORM OF APPLICATION PROCESS TO KICK IN
MEPA HAS SECURED €15 MILLION IN EU FUNDS
A NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT POLICY FOR MALTA
OVER €168,000 FOR PARKING FACILITIES IN HAMRUN
BARCELONA CONVENTION: PROTECTION OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT
INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES
MEDIA WATCH
PROMOTING BIODIVERSITY IN TOURISM INDUSTRY
PROTECTING VALLETTA: BUTTIGIEG-FRANCIA PALACE
MEPA’S VOICE IN EUROPE
UIF HAS GENERATED OVER €7 MILLION IN LOCAL PROJECTS
MEPA APPROVES TWO NATIONAL PROJECTS
THE ROLE OF DIPLOMACY IN PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
OUTLOOK 8
MEPA TO CREATE FIRST UNDERWATER TRAIL FOR DIVERS AND SNORKLERS
LOCAL PLANS BEING REVIEWED FOR UPGRADE IN MARSA SPORTS FACILITIES
PLANS BEING REVIEWED FOR UPGRADE IN MARSA SPORTS FACILITIES
CLIMATE CHANGE AT THE FOREFRONT OF LAND-USE PLANNING
MEPA - LOCAL COUNCILS COOPERATION KEEPS GROWING
GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS: HAVE YOUR SAY
NEW DIRECTIVE TO CUT INDUSTRIAL EMISSIONS
MEPA CONTINUES TO CLAMP DOWN ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT
PROTECTION OF WATER RESOURCES IS ESSENTIAL
FILM COMPANY BREACHED MEPA CONDITIONS AT DWEJRA
TESTS POINT TO TRAFFIC AS MAIN CAUSE OF FGURA BLACK DUST
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: DEDICATED TO THE ENVIRONMENT
47% OF TOURISTS CONSIDER ENVIRONMENT WHEN BOOKING ACCOMODATION
DEVELOPMENT IN BALZAN VILLAGE CORE REFUSED
OUTLOOK 9
ANOTHER 19 URBAN IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS RECEIVE MEPA FINANCING
NEW APPLICATION PROCESS TO KICK IN ON 1.1.11
MEPA KEEPS UP DRIVE TO PROTECT MALTA’S HERITAGE
MEPA TO INVEST IN MOBILE AIR MONITORING STATION
MEPA CONTINUES TO STEP UP ITS ACTION ON ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT
PROTECTING THE DIVERSITY OF SPECIES
Protecting the most significant buildings, monuments - Villa Macedonia
PROTECTIING THE MOST SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS - VILLA MACEDONIA
MEPA TIGHTENS ENFORCEMENT ON PACKAGING WASTE REGULATIONS
MALTA RATIFIES ESPOO CONVENTION ON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTS
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: SERVICE WITH A SMILE
MEPA active in the regeneration of Valletta
OUTLOOK 10
DISCOVERY OF NEW PLANT SPECIES
PERMIT CONDITIONS TO PROTECT DWEJRA’S ECOSYSTEM WERE SUFFFICIENT
PERMIT CONDITIONS TO PROTECT DWEJRA’S ECOSYSTEM WERE SUFFICIENT
CONDITIONS TO PROTECT DWEJRA’S ECOSYSTEM WERE SUFFICIENT
NEW PLANNING PROCEDURES TO ADDRESS ACCESSIBILITY ISSUES
MEPA Employee Awarded UN Volunteer of The Year Award
DE LA RUE FULFILS ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING REQUIREMENTS
PROTECTING THE NATURAL HERITAGE - IL-MAQLUBA
MEPA BOARD SENDS OUT MESSAGE ON ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT IN ODZ
MEPA BOARD'S MESSAGE ON ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT IN ODZ
CONFERENCE SETS AGENDA FOR POLICY
Safeguarding Our Marine Environment
MEPA ISSUES STOP NOTICE AGAINST GRIT BLASTING
EMPLOYEE PROFILE - MANAGING WASTE EFFICIENTLY
We cannot afford the environment to be seen as an isolated - DOE
Environment cannot be seen as an isolated issue, DOE
ACTION BY MEPA IN MELLIEHA
OUTLOOK 11
MANAGEMENT PLANS FOR NATURA 2000 SITES TO COMMENCE
LAUNCH OF CONSULTATION PROCESS ON FORT ST ELMO REHABILITATION
MEPA REDUCES DEVELOPMENT FEES
PROTECTING GOZO’S HERITAGE
LIFE+ PROGRAMME - IMPLEMENTING ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS
ILLEGAL STRUCTURE DEMOLISHED IN WIED GERŻUMA
NEW ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION DIRECTOR APPOINTED AT MEPA
ENGAGING WITH THE PUBLIC - THE ART OF PARTICIPATION
EXPERIENCING MALTA’S NATURAL DIVERSITY
NEW MEASURES TO TACKLE ILLEGAL DEVELOPMENT
COORDINATING MEPA'S OPERATIONS UNIT
ENFORCEMENT REFORM CHANGES LEAVING THEIR MARK
MEPA and KNPD Work Hand-In-Hand to Ensure Access for All
OVER-DEVELOPMENT - RESIDENTIAL PERMITS TURNED DOWN
MEDIA WATCH
OUTLOOK 12
€97,000 FUNDING FOR WATERPROOFING PROJECT
FLORIANA PARK AND RIDE TO BE EXTENDED
TAL-VIRTU SEMINARY PERMIT WAS ASSESSED CORRECTLY
TRACKING THE QUALITY OF OUR AIR
NEW DIRECTOR OF ENFORCEMENT
PROPER ASSESSMENT PROCESS TO PROTECT HABITATS
VARIOUS ILLEGAL STRUCTURES REMOVED BY MEPA
CONSERVING CRAFTSMANSHIP IN WOODEN BALCONIES
SUSPENDED JAIL TERM FOR IGNORING ENFORCEMENT NOTICE
MEPA TO HOST HIGH LEVEL MEETING FOR EU ENVIRONMENT AGENCIES
STORM WATER MANAGEMENT TO ALLEVIATE FLOODS
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE
ONLINE ENVIRONMENT ENQUIRIES
CUTTING BACK MEPA’S POLICY DOCUMENTATION
ALMOST 6,000 OIL DRUMS REMOVED FROM COUNTRYSIDE
MEDIA WATCH
MALTA'S HERITAGE: KERĊEM TOMBS
OUTLOOK 13
WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN LAUNCHED
NEW MANAGEMENT TEAM TO DRIVE MEPA FORWARD
TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT MEASURES WILL ENSURE BETTER AIR QUALITY
GREEN BUILDINGS DON’T COST MORE - SMART CITY
THE TEAM LEADER
TAKING DIRECT ACTION AGAINST CONTRAVENTIONS
RENEWABLE ENERGY – ARE WE DOING ENOUGH?
NATURE AND BIODIVERSITY: BUSKETT-GIRGENTI
ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING WITHIN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY
EMPLOYEE PROFILE - MAPPING AT MEPA
MALTA FREEPORT AIMS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL OPERATING PERMIT
PROTECTING GOZO'S HERITAGE
THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT IN MALTA
PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOGETHER: TRANSPARENCY - A PRIORITY
MEDIA WATCH
OUTLOOK 14
30 NEW TREE PROTECTION AREAS ANNOUNCED
MEPA TO ORGANISE EDUCATIONAL TOURS DURING EARTH GARDEN WEEKEND
THE FUTURE OF THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY
LARGE ILLEGAL STRUCTURE DEMOLISHED AT L-AHRAX TAL-MELLIEHA
MEPA EMPLOYEES RAISE FUNDS FOR PUTTINU CARES
MANAGING OUR WASTE WELL
MEPA REFORM - A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT
DEDICATED TO PROTECTING ENDANGERED SPECIES
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONEMNT THROUGH SCIENCE
AIR QUALITY IN MALTA- WHAT DO YOU THINK?
MORE FUNDS FOR LOCAL COUNCILS
PROTECTING THE MOST SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS MONUMENTS AND FEATURES OF MALTESE ISLANDS
CHAPEL OF OUR LADY OF FORSAKEN SOULS
FAST FACTS
SUMMER COMPETITION FOR CHILDREN
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEDIA WATCH
MEPA BOARD TO ARRIVA
OUTLOOK 15
ACTION PLAN TO PREVENT AND REDUCE ROAD TRAFFIC NOISE
CAR FREE DAY WITH A DIFFERENCE
VARIOUS ILLEGALITIES REMOVED BY MEPA ENFORCEMENT TEAM
INCREASED WASTE PACKAGING PENALTY
THE FUTURE OF BIODIVERSITY
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA SHARING AIR QUALITY DATA WITH WORLD METEROLOGICAL ORGANISATION
MEPA FUNDING MECHANISMS TO BE REVIEWED
ACHIEVING QUALITY STANDARDS FOR OUR BEACHES
Art Competition
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: DEDICATED TO PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
PROTECTING THE NATURAL HERITAGE
A CREATIVE APPROACH TO SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT
NEWS STUDENT FACILITIES FOR MCAST CAMPUS IN PAOLA
SANTA MARIJA ESTATE
MALTA’S BATHING WATERS
OUTLOOK16
MALTA’S OLDEST TREE BENEFITS FROM SPECIAL PROTECTION
BIODIVERSITY PROVIDES FOR A HEALTH DIET
MEPA CONTINUES TO ENFORCE THE LAW THROUGH DIRECT ACTIONS
NEW REGULATIONS TO PROTECT HUMAN HEALTH
PICTURE COMPETITON
FAST FACTS
COMMON SPECIES USED FOR LANDSCAPING IN THE MALTESE ISLANDS
ART COMPETITION
CONTRIBUTING TO THE QUALITY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
NATURAL HERITAGE - MALTA COASTAL CLIFFS
MONITORING MALTA’S BATHING WATERS
PINNA NOBILIS POPULATION UNDER SCRUTINY
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON MINTORING VIBRATIONS FROM QUARRY BLASTING OPERATIONS
DWEJRA BOATHOUSES
PUBLIC CONSULTATION
ST ELMO DEVELOPMENT BRIEF
OUTLOOK 17
REHABILITATED MARINE TURTLES RELEASED
MAGHTAB: A COMMITTED AREA FOR LIVESTOCK FARMS
EIA PROCESS BECOMES FAIRER AND MORE TRANSPARENT
RETAINING ECHOS
VOX POP: THE BENEFITS OF ELECTRIC MOBILITY
PICTURE COMPETITION
CONSULTATION: IPPC APPLICATION FOR DELIMARA POWER STATION
A HOST OF ACTIVITIES LINED UP FOR CAR FREE DAY
3 ‘HAZARDOUS’ ACTIVITIES MOVED OUT OF MGARR CENTRE
MEPA ISSUES EMERGENCY CONSERVATION ORDER
ART COMPETITION
EMPLOYEE PROFILE: REVISITING THE PLANS
EDUCATE TO PROTECT
SAFEGUARDING OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
AMENDMENTS IN DNOs
USE OF ELECTRIC CARS SET TO INCREASE
OUTLOOK 18
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT POLICY LAUNCHED FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION
50 PARISH CHURCHES SCHEDULED UNDER HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROTECTION
BLACK DUST PROBLEM LIKELY CAUSED BY MARSA POWER STATION
BIODIVERSITY AT SKOLA SAJF
PLAN FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF WEEE PUBLISHED
CAR FREE DAY CELEBRATED IN VARIOUS LOCALITIES
FREE SUNDAY HERITAGE AND BIODIVERSITY TOURS
LAND OWNERS REMOVE ILLEGALITIES
EXPLORING THE VIABILITY OF WAVE ENERGY IN MALTA
PICTURE COMPETITION
TAL-WEJ AREA GIVEN SPECIAL PROTECTION
ART COMPETITION
MANAGING MAJOR PROJECTS
ICT AND THE ENVIRONMNET
GUARDING MALTA’S URBAN AND RURAL HERITAGE
MEPA BOARD REFUSES SLIEMA DEVELOPMENT
MEPA Newsletter 2010
OUTLOOK 19
COMPREHENSIVE ENFORCEMENT OPERATION
NEW GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE PLANTS
PLANNING APPLICATION DOCUMENTS TO BE MADE ACCESSIBLE ONLINE
CLASSIFICATION OF URBAN CONSERVATION AREAS UPDATED
EMERGENCY CONSERVATION ORDER ISSUED TO PROTECT FLORIANA PROPERTY
SEMI-BASEMENTS IN INTERNAL DEVELOPMENTS ARE ONLY A ‘CONCESSION’
SEMI-BASEMENTS IN INTERNAL DEVELOPMENTS ARE ONLY A ‘CONCESSION’
SEMI-BASEMENTS IN INTERNAL DEVELOPMENTS ARE ONLY A CONCESSION
IS ENOUGH BEING DONE?
LANDMARK COURT DECISIONS IN MEPA’S FAVOUR
DEVELOPMENT BOUNDARY FOR SITE IN XEWKIJA WAS NEVER CHANGED IN 2006
DEVELOPMENT BOUNDARY FOR SITE IN XEWKIJA WAS NEVER CHANGED
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH - A NATIONAL PRIORITY
MALTA’S FILM INDUSTRY AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
PROTECTING THE MOST SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS OF MALTESE ISLANDS
WORKING AGAINST TIGHT DEADLINES
RESEARCH LEADS TO INNOVATION
CITTADELLA MASTER PLAN
PICTURE COMPETITION
OUTLOOK 20
OUTLOOK 20
PROTECTING MALTA’S WILDLIFE
11 LOCAL COUNCIL PROJECTS RECEIVE MEPA FUNDING
OPERATING THE DELIMARA EXTENSION
NEW EDUCATIONAL BIODIVERSITY DOCUMENTARY
GREEN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT NATIONAL ACTION PLAN
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA APPEALS REVIEW TRIBUNAL’S DECISION
WORKING ON FORTSCAPES
10 TIPS TO A GREENER CHRISTMAS
VOX POP: SHOULD HERITAGE BUILDING BE SCHEDULED
SAFEGUARDING MALTA’S PRECIOUS RESOURCES
DEALING WITH EU ENVIRONMENT LEGISLATION
GREEN TRAVEL SMART INITIATIVES
NEW RETAIL BLOCK GETS GREEN LIGHT AT SMART CITY
SEA REGULATIONS
AT THE FOREFRONT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
MEPA Newsletter 2011
OUTLOOK 21
WIED IL-BALLUTA GIVEN HIGH LEVEL OF PROTECTION
COLLABORATING WITH INDUSTRY
INDICATING THE STATE OF THE MALTESE ENVIRONMENT
MORE MINOR DEVELOPMENTS FALL WITHIN FAST-TRACK
BALZAN VILLAGE CORE PROPERTY GIVEN PROTECTION
VOX POP: MAKE A GREEN NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION
PICTURE COMPETITION
SHUT-DOWN NOTICE
ILLEGAL STRUCTURES IN SENSITIVE AREAS DEMOLISHED
BIODIVERSITY AND HERITAGE TOUR
MEPA ISSUES TENDER FOR AN UNDERWATER TRAIL
MAXIMISING THE POTENTAL OF MALTESE HONEY
THE CONSERVATION OF OLD HOUSES EXPLAINED
COMMUNICATING THE RIGHT MESSAGE
LINKING ENVIRONMENT WITH THE CHRISTIAN FAITH
FINAL PHASE OF NATIONAL STORM WATER RELIEF PROJECT
EKOSKOLA GREEN FLAG AWARDED
ERRATA CORRIGE
OUTLOOK 22
PROTECTION GRANTED TO A FURTHER 29 BUILDINGS AND SITES
THREE ENDEMIC SPECIES ON THE INCREASE SURVEY REPORTS
LAZARETTO COMPLEX TO UNDERGO MAJOR REHABILITATION WORKS
PROPOSED CHANGE IN LOCAL PLAN TO ACCOMMODATE EMBASSY
EIA UPDATE CARRIED OUT FOR NEW APPROVED BLOCKS IN TIGNE’
ENEMALTA APPLICATION FOR ARMIER BOATHOUSES TURNED DOWN
MEPA’S NEW ENFORCEMENT DIRECTORATE YIELDING POSITIVE RESULTS
PICTURE COMPETITION
NEW BELVEDERE FOR XAGHRA RESIDENTS
WHERE LESS MEANS MORE
BIODIVERSITY TIPS
VOX POP
SAFEGUARDING MALTA’S PRECIOUS RESOURCES
CONSERVING OUR HERITAGE
A TASTE OF MALTA’S RICH NATURAL AND CULTURAL SURROUNDINGS
LIFE + TEAMING UP TO SAFEGUARD THE ENVIRONMENT
NEW LIFE FOR LAZARETTO COMPLEX AT MANOEL ISLAND
MEPA newsletter 2012
OUTLOOK ISSUE 23
INVESTI F’DAREK: GRANT SCHEME PROMOTING URBAN REGENERATION
FIRST INTEGRATED NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT POLICY LAUNCHED
QUARRY BLASTING OPERATIONS FACE STRICTER MONITORING REGULATIONS
REGISTERED PACKAGING WASTE PRODUCERS ON THE INCREASE
MUDDY WATER PUMPED INTO THE SEA COSTS CORPORATION €10,000
MEPA’S REFORM: ARCHITECTS HAVE THEIR SAY
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA FUNDS RECREATIONAL AREA IN QORMI
SHOWING THE WAY TO A LOW CARBON FUTURE FOR EUROPEAN REGIONS
A LOW CARBON FUTURE FOR EUROPEAN REGIONS
30 PROTECTED TORTOISES SEIZED AT MALTA AIRPORT
BIODIVERSITY TIPS
BIODIVERSITY TIPS
VOX POP: HOW EC0-FRIENDLY IS YOUR PLACE OF WORK
KEEP COUNTING – THE 34U CAMPAIGN
COORDINATING FUTURE PLANNING POLICIES
WHITE PAPER FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF NEIGHBOURHOOD NOISE
WHITE PAPER FOR THE PREVENTION OF NOISE
INDUSTRY INCREASINGLY PRIORITISING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
IMMEDIATE ACTION TAKEN TO CLEAN UP OIL SPILL AT WIED SANTA KATARINA
IMMEDIATE ACTION TAKEN TO CLEAN UP OIL SPILL AT WIED SANTA KATARINA
ACTION TAKEN AT WIED SANTA KATARINA
OUTLOOK 24
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE MALTA’S ENVIRONMENT
PROPOSED NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR BIODIVERSITY
TOWARDS A HOLISTIC STRATEGIC PLAN FOR ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
TOWARDS A HOLISTIC STRATEGIC PLAN
PROPOSED POLICY FRAMEWORK TO GUIDE OPEN STORAGE AREAS
OUTLOOK CELEBRATES ITS SECOND ANNIVERSARY
A WAY FORWARD FOR AREAS OF CONTAINMENT
ENEMALTA FINED FOR MARSA POWER STATION INFRINGEMENTS
INVESTI F’DAREK SCHEME:
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA RISES TO THE CHALLENGE
NEW CENTRALISED CUSTOMER SERVICE
BIODIVERSITY TIPS
PROMOTING THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH THE ARTS
ACTIVE PUBLIC CONSULTATION INITIATIVES
CO-ORDINATING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
A GENUINE INTEREST IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND ITS PROTECTION
FORT ST.ELMO RESTORATION PROJECT GIVEN GO AHEAD
OUTLOOK 25
INTER-CONNECTOR PROJECT BETWEEN MALTA AND SICILY GETS APPROVED
PROPOSED MEASURES TO CONSERVE ĊERNA POPULATIONS
MAJOR UPGRADE TO MEPA’S MAP SERVER
ILLEGAL SCRAP YARD REMOVED FROM FRONT GARDEN IN TAL-IBRAGG RESIDENTIAL AREA
ILLEGAL SCRAP YARD REMOVED FROM FRONT GARDEN IN TAL-IBRAGG
CHANGES TO LEGAL NOTICE TO ENSURE GREATER EFFICIENCY
ENFORCEMENT ACTION ON ILLEGAL BILLBOARDS
RAISING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS THROUGH MUSIC
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA COMMENCES BATHYMETRIC SURVEYS
NEW SCHEME AIMED AT ENERGY SAVING
BIODIVERSITY TIPS
HAVING YOUR SAY THROUGH MEUSAC
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR DRAFT POLICY PLANNING DOCUMENTS
PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE URBAN REGENERATION
CONTRIBUTING TOWARDS THE FUTURE ENVIRONMENT
REVISIONS TO THE TA’ QALI ACTION PLAN CURRENTLY IN CONSULTATION STAGE
REVISIONS TO THE TA’ QALI ACTION PLAN
TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS ARE INSEPARABLE
APPLICATION FOR ADDITIONAL RESIDENCES AT PORTOMASO TURNED DOWN
OUTLOOK 26
QUALITY OF MALTESE BATHING WATERS
TURTLES RELEASED AFTER PERIOD OF REHABILITATION
MEPA SCHEDULES 48 WINDMILLS AND 5 GRANARY SITES
MEPA EMPLOYEES GIVE A HELPING HAND AT THE MALTA AUTISM CENTRE IN MOSTA
MEPA EMPLOYEES GIVE A HELPING HAND AT THE MALTA AUTISM CENTRE
MEPA EMPLOYEES GIVE A HELPING HAND
MONITORING DUST EMISSIONS FOR QUARRY OPERATIONS
INVESTI F’DAREK SCHEME: SECOND INCENTIVE LAUNCHED
NEW GUIDELINES TO AID ACCESSIBILITY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
JOURNALISM CREATES ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
PICTURE COMPETITION
PROTECTING MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE IN MALTA
MORE THAN JUST A WALK IN THE PARK
FINAL DEADLINE TO MANUFACTURERS AND IMPORTERS
BUSINESS FIRST TO FACILITATE MEPA SERVICES
LOCAL STUDY TO REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS FROM AIRCRAFTS
ALL IN A DAY’S WORK
EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS
MEPA’S FOCUS ON SAFEGUARDING TURTLES
ETC WORKING TO ADD ‘GREEN DIMENSION TO TRAINING
INDEPENDENT AIR QUALITY CONSULTANT REQUESTS AT LEAST SIX MONTHS OF MONITORING DATA
IPPC Delimara
OUTLOOK 27
ĠNEJNA BAY GRANTED MAXIMUM PROTECTION
LATEST ENVIRONMENT INDICATORS REPORT RELEASED
A VARIATION OF THE BUMBLE BEE ORCHID DISCOVERED IN MALTA
MEPA TAKES ACTION ON VARIOUS ILLEGAL STRUCTURES
INSTILLING A SENSE OF AWE AND RESPECT TOWARDS THE MALTESE ENVIRONMENT
INSTILLING A SENSE OF AWE AND RESPECT TOWARDS THE ENVIRONMENT
A SENSE OF AWE AND RESPECT TOWARDS THE ENVIRONMENT
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA STAFF DONATES € 3,000 TO TWO CHARITIES
DOCUMENTARY EXPOSES THE RICHNESS AND DIVERSITY OF THE UNDERWATER
ADOPTING MORE SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY MEASURES
CARING FOR COMINO’S BIODIVERSITY
A TOOL TO ASSESS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
UNKNOWN OWNER ORDERED TO RESTORE HISTORICAL ARCH IN GZIRA
NEW PROCEDURE TO INTRODUCE NON-EXECUTABLE PLANNING PERMISSIONS
DEALING WITH ENFORCEMENT COMPLAINTS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS UNDER ‘INVESTI F’DAREK’ SCHEME EXTENDED
DEADLINE FOR INVESTI F’DAREK SCHEME EXTENDED
BREAK TIME
COLLABORATION BETWEEN MEPA AND KTP
PERMISSION FOR EXTENSION OF CENTRAL BANK ANNEX
Outlook 28
MEPA supports restoration of our lady of victory church in Valletta
MEPA SUPPORTS RESTORATION OF OUR LADY OF VICTORY CHURCH
PROJECT AIMED AT PROTECTING DOLPHINS AND TURTLES
CONCESSIONS FOR STRUCTURES NOT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SANITARY LAW
TWO IMPORTANT MAJOR PROJECTS APPROVED BY MEPA BOARD
ILLEGAL LARGE STRUCTURE DEMOLISHED IN MGARR ODZ AREA
VOX POP: CAR FREE ZONES – A BENEFIT TO ALL?
PICTURE COMPETITION
MEPA EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATE IN BLOOD DONATION DRIVE
A NEW SUN- ROSE SPECIES FOUND IN THE MALTESE ISLANDS
A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE
PLANTS FROM OUR PAST AND THEIR MANY USES
DRAWING TOGETHER THE DIFFERENT SYNERGIES
REVIEW ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO POLICIES FOR LARGE MALTA INDUSTRIAL PARK SITES
REVIEW ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO POLICIES FOR LARGE MIP SITES
SUPPORTING MEPA TO REACH MALTA’S ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY GOALS
INTERVIEW WITH TRIBUNAL'S CHAIRPERSON PERIT CHRIS FALZON
BREAK TIME
Outlook 29
NEW DAILY FINES AND PENALTIES
AVERAGE WASTE GENERATED PER HOUSEHOLD DROPS
KEEPING SOME OF OUR ROADS CAR FREE FOR ONE DAY
REDUCING THE IMPACT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
BREAK TIME
CAPTURING THE BEAUTY OF NATURE IN PROSE AND POETRY
PICTURE COMPETITION
IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR MSIDA RESIDENTS
ENFORCEMENT ACTION TAKEN IN GNEJNA
EU FUNDING TO PROVIDE MEPA EMPLOYEES
PROMOTING THE FEASIBILITY OF ELECTRIC CARS IN MALTA
HARNESSING SOCIAL MEDIA TO PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
STRIVING TO FOSTER A STRONG SENSE OF TEAMWORK
NEW PROPOSED POLICY AMENDMENT FOR FRENCH CREEK WATERFRONT
GERMANY: A MODEL COUNTRY TO HELP MALTA ACHIEVE ITS ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS
INTERVIEW WITH THE GERMAN AMBASSADOR
COAST ROAD TO BE UPGRADED TO ENSURE HIGH SAFETY STANDARDS
GERMANY A MODEL COUNTRY TO HELP MALTA ACHIEVE ITS ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS
Outlook 30
BAROQUE TOWNHOUSE AND GARDENS GIVEN DESERVED PROTECTION
MEPA CONTINUES TO CLAMP DOWN ON ILLEGALITIES
SUNDAY HERITAGE AND BIODIVERSITY TOURS TO RECOMMENCE THIS OCTOBER
APPREZZA DAREK - VALOURISING OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE
ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS TO BE AMENDED
STREET ACTIVITIES MARK CAR FREE DAY
STRONGER DETERRENTS TO DISCOURAGE ILLEGALITIES
URBAN IMPROVEMENTS FURTHER RABAT’S TOURISTIC APPEAL
COMPETITON: REARRANGE THE LETTERS
TURTLE EGGS EXCAVATED IN GNEJNA
PROTECTING GOZO’S UNIQUE CHARACTER AND HERITAGE
FLIGHT THE FLOODS
MONITORING PLANNING SCHEMES AND ALIGNMENTS
PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOGETHER
MEPA REFORM BROUGHT GREATER SENSITIVITY
GREEN LIGHT FOR WORKS TO START ON NEW LIFE SCIENCE PARK
TOWNHOUSE AND GARDENS GIVEN DESERVED PROTECTION
SUNDAY HERITAGE AND BIODIVERSITY TOURS
MEPA CONTINUES TO CLAMP DOWN ON ILLEGALITIES
APPREZZA DAREK VALOURISING OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE
ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS TO BE AMENDED
STREET ACTIVITIES MARK CAR FREE DAY
Outlook 31
THREE TURTLES RELEASED INTO THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
REINFORCING MALTA’S AIR MONITORING CAPABILITIES
AMENDMENTS TO DNO REGULATIONS
FIRST ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING COMMISSIONER
INVALUABLE LESSONS IN SAFEGUARDING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES
PROJECTS TAILORED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF MELLIEĦA RESIDENTS
COMPETITION- REARRANGE THE LETTERS
HERITAGE AND BIODIVERSITY SUNDAY TOURS 2012-2013
SCHEME FOR ENFORCEMENT CONCESSIONS
NEW DIRECTOR FOR CORPORATE SERVICES
SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TOWARDS REGENERATION AND CONSOLIDATION INITIATIVES
CREATING THE RIGHT COMMUNICATION CHANNELS
MEPA EMPLOYEES FUNDRAISE FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRUST
PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT TOGETHER
MALTESE INTEREST IN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IMPRESSIVE
MEPA APPROVES NEW NATIONAL INTERACTIVE SCIENCE CENTRE
Outlook 32
NEW PROPOSED POLICY FOR HOTEL HEIGHT LIMITATIONS
MEPA REMOVES ILLEGAL DUMPING SITE ON HERITAGE COASTLINE
NEARBY TWO STOREYS DEVELOPMENT WILL NOTE IMPINGE ON PROTECTED GARDENS OF VILLA MEKRECH
VILLA MEKRECH
A BETTER ENVIRONMENT FOR BETTER HEALTH
OVER €600 DONATED TO CARITAS MALTA
PROMOTING VALUES BASED ON SAFEGUARDING OUR ENVIRONMENT
MEPA GUIDED BY LOCAL COUNCIL ON CIRCUS ACTIVITY IN NAXXAR
NEW BOARD SECRETARY APPOINTED
IMPROVED RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR FGURA RESIDENTS
COMPETITION: REARRANGE THE LETTERS
REVISED WEEE DIRECTIVE BEING TRANSPOSED TO NATIONAL LAW
LOCAL STUDIES ON ELECTRIC CARS AND BOATS
THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
MULTI-TASKING IS THE ORDER OF THE DAY
HERITAGE AND BIODIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL SUNDAY TOURS
CARING FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT ON T HE AGENDA
SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS FOR FORT CHAMBRAY
Outlook 33
Long term strategy to safeguard Malta's biodiversity
Over 11 Kilometers of natural landscape granted high level of protection
Natural Landscape Granted High Level of Protection
Malta in top for highest contribution to Natura 2000 sites
The Presence of Trees in Malta's Urban Areas
Calendar of Events 2012
Environmental awareness - A Work in Progress
Carnival Village Gets Green Light
Maintaining the elegant character of Attard
Competiton: Rearrange the Letters
Life + Project MIGRATE
Rahabilitation of Ex- Deutschewelle Radio Station
Maintenance Works at il-Maghluq ta' Marsaxlokk
Safeguarding the Country's Heritage
Protecting Environmental Health
MEPA Reform: A Continuous Consultation Process
Villa Frieres Development Significantly Downsized
MEPA Newsletter 2013
Outlook 34
STRENGTHEN OUR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING INFRASTRUCTURE
BETTER MANAGEMENT FOR MALTA'S 34 NATURA 2000 SITES
NEW GUIDELINES ON RENEWAL OR AMENDMENT OF PLANNING PERMITS
AIR QUALITY - THE MALTESE HAVE THEIR SAY
TAX CONCESSIONS SCHEME TO REGENERATE URBAN AREAS
MEPA ACTS AGAINST ILLEGAL WASTE STORAGE IN ZABBAR
99% OF APPLICATIONS DECIDED WITHIN ESTABLISHED TIMEFRAME
URBAN IMPROVEMENT FUND- MARSASKALA
COMPETITION: REARRANGE THE LETTERS
PROPOSAL TO REVISE CLASSES ORDER UNVEILED
ENSURING PROTECTION OF MALTA’S CULTURAL HERITAGE
FREE NEW ONLINE SERVICE FOR PUBLIC
DEALING WITH FAST TRACK PERMITS
COURSE ON BASIC TREE PRUNING
HERITAGE AND BIODIVERSITY SUNDAY TOURS 2012-2013
INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH: MR ROBERT FARRUGIA
OLD FLORIANA POWER STATION TO BE RESTORED AND REUSED
Outlook 35
NEW CONCESSIONS FOR MINOR IRREGULARITIES
EU FUNDED PROJECT STUDYING MALTA’S NON-NATIVE SPECIES
ST JULIAN’S LOCAL PLAN AMENDED
NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR ART NOUVEAU BUILDING
PROMOTING THE RETENTION OF NON-PROTECTED TREES
EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS
GREEN LIGHT FOR LIDL SUPERMARKET IN XEWKIJA
TA ’ CENC APPEAL TURNED DOWN BY TRIBUNAL
HELPING GOZO ACHIEVE ITS ECO-ISLAND STATUS
COMPETITION: REARRANGE THE LETTERS
COURT HANDS DOWN MAJOR FINE TO QUARRY OWNER
THREATENED PROTECTED PLANTS ORCHIDS IN MALTA
NATURA 2000 SITES CAN HELP BETTER OUR QUALITY OF LIFE
EMPLOYEE PROFILE
COMBATING LAND DEGRADATION AND DROUGHT IN MALTA
CONSERVING MALTA’S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE
HAL FERH CO MPLEX TO BE REDEVELOPED
Aprezza Darek
OUTLOOK 36
NEW GUIDELINES TO MANAGE PLANT INVADERS AND RESTORE NATIVE PLANT COMMUNITIES
NEW GUIDELINES TO MANAGE PLANT INVADERS
DISCOVERING MALTA’S HERITAGE AND NATURAL SURROUNDINGS
A GLIMPSE INTO MALTA’S MARINE BIODIVERSITY
MEPA TURN OFF LIGHTS FOR EARTH HOUR
COMPILING A COMPREHENSIVE SET OF DATA
VOX POP: KEEPING THE NOISE DOWN
SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION TO PRUNING COURSE
NEW POPE APPEALS FOR PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
MAKING MOSTA MORE ATTRACTIVE
COMPETITION: REARRANGE THE LETTERS
MEPA EMPLOYEES SUPPORT BLOOD DONATION EVENT
THREATENED PROTECTED ANIMALS – MALTESE FRESHWATER CRAB
VANDALS SPILL OIL ON NATURA 2000 CLIFFS
COORDINATING EU FUNDED PROJECTS
PROTECTING MALTA’S NATURA 2000 SITES
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Outlook 37
DEVELOPMENT FEES SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCED
BORROWING THE EARTH FROM OUR CHILDREN
NEW FLEXIBILITY POLICY OUT INTO PRACTICE
SAVE THE VILLAGE CORE
FAST FACTS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
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COMPETITION: REARRANGE THE LETTERS
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Outlook 38
MALTA RANKS THIRD IN EU BATHING WATER
NEW POLICY FOR HOTEL HEIGTH LIMITATIONS
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
EARTH GARDEN 2013
IL-MAJJISTRAL NATURE AND HISTORY PARK
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MALTA ALREADY MEETING 2015 EU CAR EMISSIONS TARGETS
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REGENERATION PROJECT FOR LANDMARK MACINA BASTION
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