The representatives of the Ministry of the Environment and the Estonian Water Companies Association met today in order to discuss how to reduce the influence of hazardous substances to the aquatic environment.
Minister of the Environment Mati Raidma recognised and awarded the best environmental deeds of 2014. The winners were Things SA with their map application kuhuviia.ee and Eesti Ornitoloogiaühing MTÜ with their project that introduces the kingfisher.
Minister of the Environment Mati Raidma met with the Rectors of the University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology and the Estonian University of Life Sciences in order to develop the initial task to prepare the Estonian earth’s crust strategy together with the universities.
A total of 27 fish passes were completed on the river dams last year. This enables fish to freely move to their natural spawning and growing grounds, which is necessary to restore and maintain fish populations.
The Minister of the Environment approved the objectives of the distribution of subsidies for the development of water management infrastructure, activities to be supported and terms and conditions for the grant applicant for the new budgetary period of the European Union.