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Memorandum of Understanding for the restoration of a rainwater reservoir at San Anton Palace signed on World Water Day

Development on 18,000m2 rationalisation Marsaxlokk site approved

PA approves development in on a site in Marsaxlokk added to development boundaries in 2006 while rejecting similar development on a larger site in Mosta also included in the infamous 2006 rationalisation excerice.

Disposal of construction waste: minister to move legal notice to curtail illegal dumping

The Requisition of Excavation Voids Regulations (2017) will enable government to requisition any excavation void • Operators who fail to abide by conditions may lose their operating permits

Updated | Planning Authority turns down Durumblat development

The Planning Authority has rejected a three-floor development proposed for Durumblat road in Mosta 

[WATCH] Trapper caught red-handed threatens hiking group in Gozo

BirdLife footage shows trapper threatening to hurl a stone at a group of hikers who had stumbled upon his illegal trapping site in Munxar 

[WATCH] Malta to be reported to EU for 'de facto tolerance' of illegal trapping

CABS: 'It seems likely that the government is actively preventing police action upon trappers by limiting police resources to nearly zero during peak finch migration' 

Construction waste: government to seek measures against illegal dumping

Environment Minister says necessary steps will be taken to address the lack of space for construction waste

Backyard to Dwejra boathouse rejected

The erection of additional boathouses or other permanent structures is prohibited in Dwejra 

‘I am not against hunting,’ environment minister insists

New regulations for fish farms to be published in the coming weeks

[WATCH] Etna eruption leaves ten injured

A BBC crew was among the tourists visiting the volcano at the time

‘Unusual’ migratory birds observed as BirdLife Malta reiterates claims of ‘unsustainable’ spring hunting

BirdLife Malta has reiterated its argument that spring hunting season should not be opened, as migratory birds are observed flying over Malta

Planning Commission approves permission for Marsaskala football pitch

The Sant Antnin Family Park in Marsaskala will soon feature a new football pitch and ancillary club facilities, including a clinic, dressing rooms and a restaurant, after the Planning Commission approved planning permission

Tarxien mayor non-committal on eight-storey home

Labour Tarxien mayor Paul Farrugia was non-committal on a proposed eight-storey old people’s home in an area where only four-storey buildings are allowed, PN councillor Lawrence Bonavia will be raising the issue at the next council meeting

Malta’s share of renewable energy lowest in EU, edges closer to 2020 target

Malta’s share of renewable energy in 2004 stood at 0.1% • In 2015, the figure went up to 5%

Batree replaces Batterina in GreenPak’s latest initiative

All types of batteries, including rechargeable batteries used for handheld devices such as portable lights and remote controls, will be collected

Updated | Divers warned to keep away from Azure Window until site is considered 'safe'

Divers, mariners and bathers warned to stay away from the site which held the Azure Window until the necessary surveys and inspections have been carried out

Infected citrus trees imported from Sicily enter Maltese market

Members of the public who purchased citrus trees in the past six months are to contact the plant health directorate

Marsa power station to be completely dismantled today

Marsa power plant no longer needs to be on cold standby in the event of major power cuts, minister Konrad Mizzi says.

Azure Window collapse should be wake-up call, Church says

Church Comission: Azure Window collapse should prompt us to safeguard what is left of Malta's natural environment