Tag: Aaron Farrugia

Malta’s first environmental rangers start their patrols

Three environmental rangers have been recruited to monitor Natura 2000 sites and rural areas in a pilot project launched by the Environment Ministry.

Watch: Environment Minister announces Malta’s 10-year waste-management plan

Malta’s long-term waste management plan will be up for public consultation to support the government’s vision to transform our country into an EU top performer in the waste management sector, said Minister Farrugia.

Hands tied on China embassy approval – Farrugia

Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia emphasised that his hands were tied when it came to the granting of a development permit to the construction of a sizeable Chinese Embassy in undeveloped land in Pembroke, refusing to defend the project as he did so.

547 billboard permits issued to date

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the largest number of billboard permits were issued in localities which host important road junctions.

666 ODZ permits in Gozo since 2017

A total of 666 permits for development outside the development zone in Gozo have been issued since 2017, figures published in Parliament show.

Three new Natura 2000 sites proposed

Three new sites in Malta are set to form part of the EU’s Natura 2000 network, Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia announced on the occasion of World Environment Day.

Minister did not mislead Parliament on Magħab project, Speaker rules

Speaker Anġlu Farrugia ruled that Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia did not mislead Parliament when he said that the Naxxar local council welcomed the reduction in footprint of the proposed waste treatment facilities at Magħtab.

Tools, laptops, and a gold ring among items stolen from govt...

Tools, laptops, and a gold ring were among the items which were stolen from Government premises, according to information tabled in Parliament.

Opportunity Knocks – project for vulnerable persons set up in Paola

Project Opportunity Knocks has been launched and will operate from new offices in Paola. The project, managed by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services...