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In 2014, records of pollutants emitted into the atmosphere in Lithuania were kept by 562 enterprises25.11.2015
Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication Natural Resources and Environmental Protection 2014 has been released. The statistical publication Natural Resources and Environmental Protection provides statistical information on natural resources and their use, the state and protection of the environment.
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292,000 tonnes of glass, plastic and paper packaging were sold in Lithuania in 2014 together with food products and other goods. 30% of the amount was properly recycled, informs LETA/ELTA.
The consumption of renewable energy in Estonia formed in the third quarter of the year 2015 made 14% of total electric energy consumption, LETA/Delfi reports.
Market surveillance and control of compliance with the type-approval legislation concerning air pollution is a competence of the EU member states. Commission has established CO2 performance standards for cars and vans and emission reduction targets. However, there some differences in regulating emission limits and testing procedures between the EU and the US.
Air pollution in urban areas presents a serious problem in the member states. The issue is being regulated by the EU legislation since 2007, in particular, concerning emission limits and tests procedures. The EU Directive is in effect in the member states from 29 April 2009. However, there are still numerous problems in implementation.
The European Commission has adopted a new transnational cooperation Interreg program for the Baltic Sea Southern Region, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonian Environment Minister Marko Pomerants said that a global agreement is the only way to resolve climate change-related challenges, the ministry's press service reports LETA.