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21.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Paldiski nuclear object to be decommissioned using funding from the European Union

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.
19.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

A reminder for hunters: using lead pellets in waterfowl hunting is forbidden

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.
The Minister of the Environment: the river of Purtse should be clean for Estonia's 100th birthday
16.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment: the river of Purtse should be clean for Estonia's 100th birthday

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.
Swedish and Estonian environment ministers agreed on further cooperation
05.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Swedish and Estonian environment ministers agreed on further cooperation

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.
Revised everyman's right clarifies the free movement in the nature
01.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Revised everyman's right clarifies the free movement in the nature

The new everyman's right will come into effect as of today, i.e. the rules addressing behaviour while being on private-owned land.

Estonian residents find environmental conditions being good
28.07.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonian residents find environmental conditions being good

A recently completed study on the environmental awareness in Estonia shows that Estonians consider themselves environmentally more aware; also the assessment of environmental conditions has improved.

Environmental effects of oil shale usages have slightly decreased
21.07.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Environmental effects of oil shale usages have slightly decreased

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.
We invest 1.8 million euros in environmental education
17.07.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment: we invest 1.8 million euros in environmental education

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
The Minister of the Environment approved the environmental assessment programme of Balticconnector
15.07.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment approved the environmental assessment programme of Balticconnector

Last December, the Government launched an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for establishing a gas tube connection between Estonia and Finland.
The Minister of A solution for the marine atmosphere issue of Pirita-Merivälja has been found
14.07.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment: a solution for the marine atmosphere issue of Pirita-Merivälja has been found

Today, the Minister of the Environment introduced a research which offers specific measures for clearing the air near the Russalka and Pirita.

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