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17.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Oil shale development plan aims at ensuring sustainable use of oil shale

The Ministry of the Environment sent a draft on the National Development Plan for the Utilisation of Oil Shale to the Ministries to be approved; the purpose of the plan is to increase the efficiency of the use of the mineral important to Estonia, guide the research and development activities rela
Tänavused noore looduskaitsjamärgi laureaadid.
15.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment thanked 23 young nature conservationists

Today, Mati Raidma, Minister of the Environment, gave badges of honour to 23 young persons, recognising their exemplary activism in the field of nature conservation.   
Jahitunnistus peab alati jahil kaasas olema.
15.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Hunting certificate will be issued as a plastic card

The Ministry of the Environment prepared a draft, which enables to issue the hunting certificate also as a plastic card from now on. The proposal to the Ministry was made by the hunters of Valgamaa.  
10.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Raidma: Economic growth does not have to come at the expense of the environment

Minister of the Environment Mati Raidma, who introduced the developments of Estonia at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in the capital of Peru in Lima, said that in the presence of good will, simultaneous rapid growth and increase in environmental sustainability are possible.
04.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonia will implement a new scheme for emissions trading

The Government today approved the new scheme for greenhouse gas emissions trading, to be introduced alongside the market-based European emissions trading system (ETS).  
Reet Aus (AusDesign) ja Ivar Heinola (WERROWOOL) Prantsusmaal toimunud autasustamisel
02.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonian companies among the best in Europe

Europe’s most environment-friendly companies were announced in Lyon, France. Estonian companies WERROWOOL and AusDesign, having been recognised by the jury, were among the best of the 150 participating companies. 
Keskkonnaminister Mati Raidma, Tauno Suurkivi, Tõnis Kõiv ja Kalev Lillo.
21.11.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Nearly 60 million euros to be invested in environmental pollution control capacity over five years

Today, Mati Raidma, Minister of the Environment, inspected the facilities and resources available to the Rescue Board in Kose to respond to possible environmental accidents. The topics discussed included improved cooperation between public authorities.  
19.11.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment presents the strategic environmental assessment report of the oil shale development plan

The results of strategic environmental assessment of the new “National Development Plan for Oil Shale Use 2016-2030” are presented in today’s public discussion.

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