ERA stops construction at Balluta Bay until developer installs preventive measures
The Environment and Resources Authority said that all activities were stopped after reports about the release of construction material into the sea at Balluta Bay
Water Services dismisses claims of absence of national water plan
The management plan led by the Energy and Water Agency outlines the roadmap to fulfil the 2016 EU Water Framework Directive’s objectives, which requires that abstraction of...
Farmers yielding two crops a year with ‘new’ second-class water

Filtered water from treated sewage serving 170 farmers in Mellieha, to be...

Filtered water from treated sewage serving 170 farmers in...

What we talk about when we talk about climate change

The way Western hegemony relates to small island states on the subject of...

The way Western hegemony relates to small island states on...

Government policy admits PA rules are facilitating speculation on agricultural land

Land speculation is being encouraged through policies which facilitate 'the reconstruction of derelict buildings for residential purposes'

Land speculation is being encouraged through policies which...

Billboard mayhem endangering Mdina views

The Superintendence urged the Planning Authority 'to safeguard the natural and cultural landscape' and refuse the billboard application

The Superintendence urged the Planning Authority 'to...

Fear of unknown viruses sinks Marco Cremona’s ground-breaking water treatment solution

An innovative project by eminent hydrologist Marco Cremona that allowed hotels to reduce water demand by 85% was killed by a decision of the Food Safety...

An innovative project by eminent hydrologist Marco Cremona...

Government presents motion to entrench Constitutional protection of environment

Constitutional amendment would introduce ‘strong moral and political obligation’ for the government to preserve the environment for future...

Constitutional amendment would introduce ‘strong...

[WATCH] Overhaul of Pitkalija vegetable market planned with new agriculture policy

The National Agricultural Policy will introduce new measures to facilitate the transfer of land between farmers, and the use of land by young farmers 

The National Agricultural Policy will introduce new...

Water tunnel to increase national reliance on desalination

The proposed water tunnel aims at reducing the amount of groundwater abstracted...

The proposed water tunnel aims at reducing the amount of...

[ANALYSIS] First come, first served at the petrol pump. But will the ERA push reform further?

LONG READ • 1,500 words | Changing goalposts may seem like the Labour government is listening. Or have the fuel service rules simply appeased the...

LONG READ • 1,500 words | Changing goalposts may seem...

Iceland to become first UK supermarket to ban palm oil

Palm oil is currently found in more than half of all supermarket products,...

Palm oil is currently found in more than half of all...

Environment minister accepts ERA recommendations on fuel station policy

Jose Herrera has told the Environment and Resources Authority to discuss a way forward with the Planning Authority

Jose Herrera has told the Environment and Resources...

Spring hunting season inspections surpass 1,300 in first five days

Officials from the Wild Birds Regulation Unit and the police have carried out...

Officials from the Wild Birds Regulation Unit and the...

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