Politicians who held high offices last term, but did not enter Seimas again are enjoying their status as private individuals and some of them are unwilling to discuss their current lives. A number of the […]
The state forest service and forest officials have responded to more than 320 potential fires in forests this year, but the Ministry of Environment has said that the terrible Curonian spit forest fires of 2014 will not happen again.
Ukraine is interested in Lithuania‘s experience in efficient use of natural resources, development of waste management system, development of solar energy and would like to work more closely with Lithuania, said Environment Minister Kęstutis Trečiokas […]
A bit more than four months are left until the Lithuanian parliamentary elections. Recent scandals have rocked the Liberal Movement party’s support, but nearly all parties have recently experienced scandals or missteps that have cast […]
President Dalia Grybauskaitė has asked the Constitutional Court to look into a government decree that she believes could have been adopted in breach of the Constitution. The decree on lifting zoning requirements in resorts has raised suspicions about clashing interests and almost cost the environment minister his post. […]
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says that a preliminary report from lawyers he received on Wednesday concludes that Environment Minister Kęstutis Trečiokas has not violated any laws. Still, the prime minister says he sees “ethical and moral” missteps on Trečiokas’ part, without commenting on whether he will ask for the minister’s resignation. […]