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Tuesday, 30.06.2015, 02:11
European Commissioner Karmenu Vella, responsible for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, launched a public consultation in order to collect views on how the EU could contribute to achieving better governance of oceans and seas to the benefit of sustainable blue growth. Baltic States have to be active…
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The international conference entitled “EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 – implementation” took place under the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 26 – 27 May 2015 in Riga, reports eu2015.lv.
Environment Minister of Lithuania Kestutis Treciokas decided to examine how waste management system operated. The minister says numerous violations have been identified, thus the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) and Vilnius Regional Prosecutor's Office had to be addressed, informs LETA/ELTA.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, who took part in the opening ceremony of a new biofuel boiler house in Elektrenai town, said that this object will also contribute to business development because it will increase the operating volumes of regional companies engaged in biofuel production and sales, reports LETA/ELTA.
Council and European Parliament representatives reached an agreement in principle on the decision concerning the establishment and operation of a market stability reserve (MSR) at a meeting on 5 May 2015, reports eu2015.lv.
Waste and environmental management Group Eco Baltia grupa increased its total turnover about 7% in 2014, reaching approximately EUR 55 million, the Group's CEO Maris Simanovics told LETA.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development has after all decided against a container deposit legislation in Latvia, and will instead use the funds planned for the legislation on the development of the waste sorting system, reports LETA.