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Monday, 28.07.2014, 17:23
The cycling event "Mes PAR velo!", part of the bicycle marathon "Barona taka", will take place in Riga at 10 a.m. this Friday, July 18 - everyone is invited to take part in a collective ride through Riga to remind drivers that cyclists are full-fledged traffic participants as well, Gatis Dzerve, the spokesman for the environment protection society "Pedas", the organizer of the race, informed LETA.
Multi-service waste management group Eco Baltia grupa achieved the highest turnover in the group's history last year – EUR 51.01 million, however, the group also suffered losses that occurred due to overestimation of intangible assets, Eco Baltia grupa informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
The European Commission (EC) has requested Latvia and Bulgaria to immediately reduce their air pollution, according to a statement released by the EC, cites LETA.
Social democratic Deputy Parliament Speaker ion Lithuania Algirdas Sysas welcomes complete withdrawal of the US energy company Chevron from Lithuania. According to the politician, it is a victory of shale gas extraction opponents, cites LETA/ELTA.
Local governments to be affected by the new Rail Baltica route were introduced the interim report on strategic assessments of environmental impact and comparative results of various routes, reports LETA the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications.
On Tuesday, Estonia assumed Presidency in the International Helsinki Committee (HELCOM) co-operating in order to protect the Baltic Sea natural environment, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
European Commission (EC) has launched the first call for proposals under the "LIFE" funding program for projects dedicated to environment in the amount of EUR 239 million, EC's report indicates, cites LETA.