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The Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) in collaboration with the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) will be organising a consultation session on MEPA's proposal for an Environmental Permitting System with the aim of improving the current regulatory framework applicable for industrial activities of environmental significance. The proposed environmental permitting system will cover in particular:
Waste management installations e.g. inert waste landfills, material recovery facilities and civic amenity sites;
Sewage treatment plants;
Reverse osmosis plants;
Chemical and pharmaceutical plants;
Batching and asphalt plants;
Volatile organic compound (VOC) solvent activities e.g. printing, surface coating and drycleaners;
Shipyards, Marinas, sea ports, fish farms and airports; and
Hospitals and hotels.
Participants will also be given an update on the recent developments regarding the transposition of the new Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU). This Directive was already discussed during an information session organised by MEUSAC together with MEPA on March 21, 2011 for which relevant stakeholders were invited.
The session, which will be conducted in Maltese, is being held as follows:
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Time: 15.00 – 17.00 hrs
Venue: 254, Europe House, St Paul Street, Valletta
Points raised during the session will be taken into consideration in the drafting and finalisation of the legislation.
Kindly further note that for security reasons, you will be requested to show your ID card at the Reception to be allowed entry. Kindly send me your ID card number when registering your attendance so that I can forward a list to the reception beforehand. This will save time when signing in at the reception. It is of utmost importance to bring your ID card with you.
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