Posted on October 19, 2015
By Noel Grima, Independent
An application by the Freeport to continue dredging an area since it did not finish the dredging under a previous permit on time was suspended on the advice of the Mepa chairman pending an overview of the entire Freeport process.
The board meeting was characterized by loud remonstrations by a few Birzebbuga residents who claimed the noise and nuisance of the nearby Freeport was ruining their lifestyles.
One man, Edwin Ebejer, who was particularly outspoken and who made damaging innuendos about a former minister and Mepa’s former chairman left the meeting just when he was about to be ejected by the chairman.
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