After swearing in at Seimas on Tuesday, “Farmer” Minister of Economy Virginijus Sinkevičius says that one of the country’s greatest problems – emigration – could be resolved by the creation of well paid jobs, thus […]
Environment Minister Kęstutis Navickas says that Karmenu Vella, the EU commissioner in charge of environment, maritime affairs and fisheries, has assured him that the European Commission supports Lithuania in raising safety issues at the Astravyets nuclear power plant, which Belarus is building just 50 kilometers from Vilnius. […]
The company Nota Bene, which has gained notoriety for its involvement in the so-called army utensils scandal, continues to appear in controversial public procurement contracts, DELFI reports. In one of them, the State Service for […]
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.
People in Lithuania looking to spend some time out in nature should be advised that, given the recent spate of warm weather, lighting fires can be dangerous. […]
Over 200 blocks of flats have been renovated across Lithuania this year. The Ministry of Environment says the programme, aimed at achieving better energy efficiency at Soviet-built housing stock, is picking up pace. Over the […]
Over the first quarter of this year, more energy-efficient buildings were registered than during the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Environment. Data provided by the Contrustion Production Certification Centre (SPSC) indicated […]