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Farsons BP & Pitstop PS Board hearing

11th January, 2018

Environmental Planning Statements (EPS) are prepared as part of the screening process of various developments which do not meet the criteria of a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). AIS Environment was entrusted with undertaking two separate EPS relating to the Farsons Business Park in Mrie─žel and the petrol station in Marsascala, culminating in two board hearings. Both projects were approved by the PA board.

The Farsons Business Park EPS involved the assessment of the impacts of the development on land use, landscape character and visual amenity, geology, water bodies, architecture, archaeology, air quality, noise and infrastructures & utilities. AIS Environment presented the summary of these studies during the board hearing on 5th October, 2017. Following submission of a masterplan by the architects, the project was approved by the PA board on 7th December, 2017.

The EPS studies relating to the petrol station on the outskirts of Marsascala comprised of land use, landscape character and visual amenity, geology, water bodies, archaeology, air quality, infrastructures & utilities and environmental risk. AIS Environment presented thesummary of these studies during the board hearing on 21st December, 2017. The project was approved by the PA board on the same day.