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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.
13.11.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Government approved creation of Nabala-Tuhala ecological reserve

In today’s session, the Government approved the proposal of Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Minister of the Environment, for the creation of Nabala-Tuhala ecological reserve, which will combine several previously protected areas and ensure protection of the sensitive water regime.
12.11.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonia and Russia allocate fish resources of transboundary lakes

This week, Estonia and Russia discuss the fishing opportunities of various fish species in lakes Peipsi, Lämmijärv and Pskov.  
Keskkonnatasude raamkava järgi muutuvad saaste- ja ressursitasud järgmisel kümnel aastal 3-6 protsenti aastas
27.10.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Adhering to the framework of environmental charges, pollution and resource charges will change in the following ten years by 3-6 per cent a year

The Ministry of the Environment sent a draft framework of environmental charges for coordination to other ministries, proposing to raise environmental charges from 2016 by 3-6 per cent a year.
24.10.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Minister of the Environment: the climate agreement supports making the Estonian oil shale sector more eco-friendly

After late-night talks in Brussels yesterday, the leaders of the European Union Member States agreed on the European Union maintaining its ambitious environmental objectives of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, increasing the share of renewable energy to 27% and increasing energ
15.10.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Street lighting replacement work will start in seven Estonian cities

In the coming weeks, replacement work of old and inefficient street lighting will start in seven Estonian cities thanks to a quota deal with Austria. A total of 11,250 lights, which are older than five years, will be replaced.  


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