The Local Council of Gharghur declared that it was in principal against the plans of having the incinerator at Maghtab in Naxxar.
Gharghur Local Council had a meeting with the Environment Minister, Jose Herrera, and technical experts during which they were informed of the intentions to have the incinerator in Naxxar. In a statement the Council said that if the incinerator had to be built at Maghtab, the air quality of the locality would be negatively impacted.
The Council stated its intentions to follow the project’s development closely and would voice their opinion once it arrives at the consultation phase. The Council also announced that a representative would be appointed to the board in case it feels the need to object during the application for the necessary permit.