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25.09.2014|Ministry of the Environment

In 2015, 7.5 million euros will be invested into nature conservation

Next year, the Ministry of the Environment will invest a record amount of 7.5 million euros into nature conservation to contribute to the protection of natural habitats characteristic of Estonia and of local birds and animals.
Eesti keskkonnaminister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus ja ÜRO kliimakonventsiooni (UNFCCC) peasekretär Christiana Figueres.
24.09.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment met with the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus discussed the success story of Estonia’s clean economy with the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Christiana Figueres in New York.
Eesti keskkonnaminister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus ja Soome keskkonnaminister Ville Niinistö.
22.09.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonian representatives investigated the experience of Finland in organising the seafront

The Finnish and Estonian Ministers of the Environment met in Helsinki yesterday to discuss the activities for improving the state of the Baltic Sea.
10.09.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment proposing a balance scenario for increasing environmental charges

Minister of the Environment Keit Pentus-Rosimannus introduced the preliminary proposal on the balance scenario for increasing environmental charges that takes into account the needs of the environment as well as the needs of the industry, according to which the total increase of charges will be 3
31.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment met with world-leading conservationists

The Species Survival Commission (SSC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) met this week in Tallinn to discuss the global topical issues in nature conservation, for example, coping with foreign species, improving the living conditions of endangered species and the rhino ho
28.08.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Vaivara hazardous waste treatment centre to receive a new treatment plant

Today, the Government supported the proposal of Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, the Minister of the Environment, to update the outdated water treatment plant of the Vaivara hazardous waste treatment centre.
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.

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