A group of Maghtab residents has resorted to a lawsuit in their bid to try and stop Wasteserv from extending the landfill in the area. The judicial protest was filed in the First Hall of the Civil Court by Attorney Marco Ciliberti, who also lives in Maghtab, together with 17 other residents as well the Tal-Maghtab Construction company.
Besides Wasteserv the judicial protest was also against the Land Authority, the Planning Authority, the Environment and Resources Authority, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Planning and the Attorney General.
The residents argued that the seizing of this land is against the law and will ultimately affect the value of other properties in the area. Residents insisted that Wasteserv already has 600,000 meters of land which it can use as a landfill, instead of the land it has set its sight upon.