During today’s session the Government approved the draft presented by the Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, according to which, 2.1 million euros can be used for the research necessary for the final dismantlement of the former Paldiski nuclear object.
Tomorrow, 20.08, the season for waterfowl hunting in Estonia will start. The Ministry of the Environment would like to remind that according to the new Hunting Act effective from last year, using lead pellets in waterfowl hunting is forbidden.
Yesterday, the Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus claimed that currently polluted river of Virumaa will be clean, in absence of any obstacles, for the year Estonia celebrates its 100th birthday.
Estonian Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus and her Swedish colleague Lena Ek agreed on further close cooperation during a meeting in Stockholm regarding clean air and electronic services development.
Report on the use oil shale which indicates that, in 2012, oil shale was mined significantly less, i.e. 14.9 million tons, compared to the annually allowed maximum rate, was sent to ministries for coordination by the Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus.
The Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus confirmed the action plan of environmental education, according to which 1.8 million euros will be contributed to training of teachers and professionals of environmental education, created new illustrative educational materials for environmen