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Estonia grants almost 30 mln euros for the environmental projects

Estonia grants almost 30 mln euros for the environmental projects

21.06.2016

The Supervisory Board of the Environmental Investment Centre (KIK) has chosen to support 365 environmental projects in Estonia with a total of 27,813,403 euros, reports news.err.ee.

Keyword tags: Ecology, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Investments, Markets and Companies



EU climate action commissioner promises to continue dialogue about Latvia’s special situation

EU climate action commissioner promises to continue dialogue about Latvia’s special situation

21.06.2016

The Latvian Minister for Environment and Regional Development, Kaspars Gerhards (National Alliance) has received a promise from the EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Canete, about continuing a dialogue about Latvia’s special situation regarding climate policy, informs LETA.

Hydrogen production, storage and filling facility may be built in Riga for the public transport

Hydrogen production, storage and filling facility may be built in Riga for the public transport

17.06.2016

Rigas Satiksme municipal public transport company plans on building a hydrogen fueling station for EUR 4.5 million, the company's representative Didzis Stepe told the press on June 16th, cites LETA.


Organically farmed land grew by 8% in Estonia in 2015

Organically farmed land grew by 8% in Estonia in 2015

10.06.2016

The land area under organic management in Estonia expanded by 8.1% during 2015 to 170,800 hectares at the end of the year, making up 17% of the country's total agricultural land, a survey published by the Ministry of Rural Affairs indicates, cites LETA/BNS.

Tests show no pollution in Lithuania after explosion at Belarus' nitrogen plant

Tests show no pollution in Lithuania after explosion at Belarus' nitrogen plant

10.06.2016

Tests conducted in Lithuania have shown no pollution in the water of the river Nemunas after a recent explosion at a nitrogen plant in Belarus' western city of Grodno, the Environment Ministry said reported LETA/BNS on June 10th.

09.06.2016

CHP plant to be set up in Estonian Hiiumaa in collaboration with Japan

An agreement on regional cooperation in green economy was set to be signed between the county government of Estonia's Hiiumaa Island and a Japanese company on June 9th, aimed at building a combined heat and power (CHP) station on Estonia's second largest island, reports LETA/BNS.

06.06.2016

Rail as a key to decarbonising transport in EU

Rail is an environmentally friendly and highly energy efficient transport mode, with a track record of improving its carbon-efficiency for both passenger and freight transport. The rail sector is committed to further reducing its greenhouse gas emissions through extended electrification as well as the improvement of its energy efficiency through research and innovation. So rail should play a key role in the European Commission’s strategy on transport decarbonisation.

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