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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 06.03.2015, 00:29

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Lithuania – among EU leaders in GHG emissions per capita

Lithuania – among EU leaders in GHG emissions per capita

04.03.2015

Annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Lithuania amount to 4-5 tons per capita and are among the lowest in the European Union (EU), the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a report The European Environment – State and Outlook 2015, informs LETA/ELTA.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Ecology, Energy, EU – Baltic States, Lithuania



Road Traffic Safety Directorate in Riga reveals its first charging station for electric mobiles

Road Traffic Safety Directorate in Riga reveals its first charging station for electric mobiles

03.03.2015

The Riga customer service center of the Road Traffic Safety Directorate on Bauskas Street 86 is now fitted with an electric mobile charging station, the directorate informed LETA.

CO2 emissions in Latvia above average global indicator

CO2 emissions in Latvia above average global indicator

20.02.2015

The amount of CO2 emissions in Latvia exceeds the average indicator in the world, reaching 7.5 tons a year, which is attributed to the economic recovery and increasing household income in the country, informs LETA.


Audit: Latvian residents in 44 municipalities overpaid EUR 3.64 mln for waste management services

Audit: Latvian residents in 44 municipalities overpaid EUR 3.64 mln for waste management services

09.02.2015

Residents in 44 Latvian local governments overpaid a total of EUR 3,647,341 for waste management services from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2014, the State Audit Office has concluded, cites LETA.

Audit Office: Latvians significantly overpaying for waste management services

Audit Office: Latvians significantly overpaying for waste management services

05.02.2015

Residents of Latvia are overpaying for waste management services, the State Audit Office has concluded following a major audit, writes LETA.

03.02.2015

Fortum Klaipeda incinerated 141,000 tonnes of waste in 2014

In 2014, thermal power plant of UAB Fortum Klaipeda, which generates heat and electricity from waste and biofuel, incinerated 135,000 tonnes of biofuel and 141,000 of municipal and industrial waste, reports LETA/ELTA.

30.01.2015

Almost half of EU freshwaters suffer from chemical pollution

Data collected by the EU’s Environment Agency shows high concentration of 'acute risk threshold' (ART), likely to cause death, and a concentration of 'chronic risk threshold' (CRT), likely to cause long-term impacts, e.g. decreased breeding rate or increased vulnerability to diseases. Potential negative effects of toxic organic chemicals on freshwater ecosystems are increasing in EU.

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