Press Releases: 2016

Unanswered Questions On Electrogas Studies

On the subject of the Electrogas Delimara Power Station public consultation, Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar poses the following questions: Has the Planning Authority appointed its own experts to study the Electrogas reports? In the case of the reports prepared by Marin, the Electrogas consultants, there seems to be a serious......

Press Release issued on: 18/11/2016

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PM Joseph Muscat On Sliema Walkabout With FAA

This afternoon Prime Minister Joseph Muscat accompanied officials of eNGO Flimkien għal  Ambjent Aħjar (FAA) on a walkabout round Sliema’s Urban Conservation Area streets, in order to address residents’ concerns about the locality in terms of over-development, abuse, destruction of heritage, lack of parking spaces......

Press Release issued on: 17/11/2016

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Naxxar Residents and eNGOs Voice Concerns on ODZ Home for the Elderly

A large number of Naxxar residents, supported by eNGOS Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar (FAA), Ramblers Association and Front Ħarsien ODZ, along with Naxxar and Għargħur Local Councils, today spoke out against the construction of a home for the elderly on ODZ land between Naxxar and Għargħur. Rudolph Muscat, speaking for the......

Press Release issued on: 19/10/2016

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Heritage and Environment measures in 2017 Budget

Flimkien għal  Ambjent Aħjar (FAA) welcomes the 2017 budget measures to upgrade existing parks and create new ones, especially the plan to give Comino the status of a national park. Local Councils and private companies will also be incentivised to develop gardens and open spaces. The Budget which has just been announced would......

Press Release issued on: 18/10/2016

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FAA, Ramblers & FoE file appeal against controversial Mrieħel development

5th October ENGOs Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth Malta and Ramblers Association Malta have filed a joint appeal against the granting of permission for four high rise towers in Mrieħel. The appellant ENGOs reiterate their firm conviction that the Mrieħel locality was included as a location suitable for high-rise......

Press Release issued on: 05/10/2016

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FAA, FoE, Ramblers & Qui-si-Sana Residents’ Association file joint appeal against Townsquare development

23rd September 2016 ENGOs Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth Malta and Ramblers Association Malta, with the Qui si-Sana Resident’s Association, have filed a joint appeal to the Environment & Planning Review Tribunal against the approval of the Sliema High-rise TownSquare development. The appeal was prepared......

Press Release issued on: 23/09/2016

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Fish Farm Slime Only Normal When Illegalities Are Ignored

FAA condemns the fact that for the last 20 years nothing has been done about the growing problems caused by the illegal proliferation of fish farms.  Reports of the fish farms’ impact on seawater quality, choked seabeds in the vicinity of fish farms, as well as skin and other infections suffered by swimmers all went unheeded,......

Press Release issued on: 09/09/2016

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FAA Welcomes Reclamation Of Public Access To Manoel Island

Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar welcomes and supports the Gzira Local Council initiative to reclaim public access to Manoel Island and to allow the public to make use of these areas for recreation and swimming. The Sliema, Gzira area is choking with traffic congestion, all our open areas are being commercialised at an alarming......

Press Release issued on: 01/09/2016

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Civil Society Injunction in Favour of Studies Rebuffed

The Court has communicated its decision not to uphold the Injunctions instated by Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Qui si-Sana and Tigne Residents’ Association, Friends of the Earth Malta, along with several residents, in the case of the TownSquare project in Sliema, and Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Din l-Art Helwa, Friends......

Press Release issued on: 27/07/2016

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Prohibitory Injunction Upheld By Court

Dear Sir/Madam, Please note that the Warrant of Prohibitory Injunction instituted by Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA), Din l-Art Helwa, Friends of the Earth and Partit Demokratiku has been provisionally upheld by the Court, and as a result, today’s Planning Authority session where the four-tower Mriehel project was recommended......

Press Release issued on: 30/06/2016

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