The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board has granted development permission for the construction of two important national projects. Within the existing Ghallis landfill complex, the Board approved the construction of a hazardous waste storage facility. The development, situated in the limits of Naxxar, forms part of the master plan that was approved in 2006 will also include the construction of an administrative building, security facilities, closed 40ft container bays, two substations, Quarantine Area, Reverse Osmosis facility and a workshop. The Board also approved Phase 2 works which includes the full design of the new Oncology Centre. Once completed, the Oncology Centre will include day care facilities, outpatients and in-patients, radiotherapy and chemotherapy facilities, haematology and paediatrics units and palliative care.