Some carrots, but no sticks: Budget 2020 on climate and the environment
Cut-off date for fossil fuel engines and 2050 deadline for carbon-neutral Malta, but can businesses get their act in order without being pushed?
450 reverse vending machines to be in place by end of 2020
Beverage container refund scheme for plastics, metal and glass beverages to be in place by the end of 2020
Qala countryside villa development decision taken away from Elizabeth Ellul’s hands

The decision on a controversial application for a villa in Qala’s pristine countryside will now be taken by the planning board and not the commission...

The decision on a controversial application for a villa in...

A ‘co-owner’ is an ‘owner’ for the purpose of planning law

A permission for the construction of three apartments in Triq it-Turisti, San...

A permission for the construction of three apartments in...

Zebbug Lidl: Central Link will ease traffic impact, transport authority says

Transport Malta gives clearance to proposed Lidl supermarket in Zebbug, claiming any traffic it will generate will be mitigated by the Central Link...

Transport Malta gives clearance to proposed Lidl...

Gozo tremor recorded at magnitude 3.7

Slight tremor felt in Gozo late on Tuesday evening

Slight tremor felt in Gozo late on Tuesday evening

Planning Authority publishes Paceville roads and tunnel project plans

Environmental and heritage watchdogs want more details over tunnels that will...

Environmental and heritage watchdogs want more details over...

Planning Authority denies itself permit for bastion incision

The Planning Authority has denied itself permission to make an incision within...

The Planning Authority has denied itself permission to make...

Proposed Ta’ Qali retail hub breaches PA’s supermarket policy

A proposed zoning policy to permit the development of supermarkets on an...

A proposed zoning policy to permit the development of...

Convent parking set for approval despite Carmelites’ objection

The Carmelite Order is currently suing applicant Joe Cilia to rescind a lease...

The Carmelite Order is currently suing applicant Joe Cilia...

Planning application 'trimmed' to what was legally established and environmentally compatible

The Authority was ordered to issue the permit subject to the removal of another room which was found to be illegal, and rehabilitating the remaining...

The Authority was ordered to issue the permit subject to...

Old people’s home on Żejtun ODZ land rejected by planning board

The site for the proposed three-storey development lies in an agricultural area

The site for the proposed three-storey development lies in...

Rabat ODZ boutique winery gets outline permit

The proposed basement winery will include a two-storey wine tasting and...

The proposed basement winery will include a two-storey wine...

Updated | Ombudsman asks that all Pembroke road project plans be published

Former independent MEP candidate Arnold Cassola wrote to the Ombudsman over his concerns on Infrastructure Malta's plans to upgrade the Regional Road-St...

Former independent MEP candidate Arnold Cassola wrote to...

Marsaskala ODZ petrol station to get permit confirmed, despite objections

Planning Authority dismisses call for the revocation of the permit made by a resident and supported by the planning directorate

Planning Authority dismisses call for the revocation of the...

Controversial Balluta development has offices refused

An attempt to increase office space in an eight-storey block which has...

An attempt to increase office space in an eight-storey...

Qala countryside villa recommended for approval

The decision on a controversial Qala redevelopment of a 31 sq.m countryside...

The decision on a controversial Qala redevelopment of a 31...

Gozo ministry abandons plans for Blue Lagoon pier

The Gozo Ministry has abandoned plans to construct a proposed extension of the...

The Gozo Ministry has abandoned plans to construct a...

Greta Thunberg leads 500,000 strong climate rally in Canada as demonstrations go global

Moscow, Berlin, The Hague, Turin, Lausanne, Stockholm and Tel Aviv all saw protests calling for action on climate change.

Moscow, Berlin, The Hague, Turin, Lausanne, Stockholm and...

Permit to convert 19sq.m room to ODZ dwelling denied

The Tribunal found that for re/development to qualify in terms of Policy 5.2C,...

The Tribunal found that for re/development to qualify in...