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10.02.2016|Ministry of the Environment

Survey: 12,000 tons of food products are left unsold at food stores per year

12,000 tons of food products are left unsold and written off at Estonian food stores per year. This makes up approximately 22 billion Euros in monetary terms, reveals a survey performed by the Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn Centre (SEI Tallinn).
01.09.2015|Ministry of the Environment

Special measures were approved to ensure more efficient hunting of wild boars

The Director-General of the Environmental Board established detailed instructions for the new wild boar hunting season. Driven wild boar hunt and hunting with a dog are also allowed in the areas of infection.
01.09.2015|Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment supports the establishment of at least 12 fish passes on dams

With the Regulation of the Minister of the Environment, a total of three million euros from the European Union Cohesion Fund will be allocated in order to ensure the migration conditions for salmon, brown trout, grayling, and sea trout upstream and downstream on dams.
01.09.2015|Ministry of the Environment

National action plan for radioactive waste management was approved

Minister of the Environment Marko Pomerants approved the national action plan for radioactive waste management, which gives an overview of radioactive waste currently existing and will be generated in the future and their management methods, as well as establishes national policy for radioactive
01.09.2015|Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment supports making the companies more efficient

Minister of the Environment Marko Pomerants approved the directive according to which approximately 80,000 euros will be allocated until 2020 to raise the awareness of companies with regard to energy and resource efficiency.
02.07.2015|Ministry of the Environment

The countries of the Baltic Sea region endorsed the Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter

The Meeting of the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM), which took place in the middle of June in Tallinn, endorsed the Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter in order to reduce marine litter in the Baltic Sea.
27.05.2015|Ministry of the Environment

Burning rubbish in garden bonfires affects human health

The rubbish burning test that was organised by the Ministry of the Environment in cooperation with the Estonian Environmental Research Centre (EERC) showed that burning waste in garden bonfires significantly impairs air quality in the form of carcinogens and negatively affects the human body.
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13.05.2015|Ministry of the Environment

Orphan sources can be given away free of charge

Similarly to previous years, a campaign also takes place this year under which private persons and companies can give away orphan sources free of charge.
13.05.2015|Ministry of the Environment

Waste sorting and collection requirements become more precise

The Minister of the Environment signed an amendment to the regulation on sorting and classifying municipal waste, specifying the requirements for the collection and sorting of waste.
13.05.2015|Ministry of the Environment

Spring fish spawning time means several restrictions on fishing

Spring weather certainly attracts fishermen to the water body, however, before going fishing, it is recommended to remind the prohibitions and restrictions in order to avoid going against the law. In addition to the Fishing Rules, also temporary restrictions on fishing should be reviewed.


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