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Symbolic environmental pollution fines cancelled
Salmon 2014 campaign begins
Lithuania applies to the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee regarding Astravas NPP
Chinese geologists interested in Lithuanian shale
Lithuania could stock up with own amber
Lithuanian experts test structural engineers from abroad
New evaluation showed larger oil reserves
The ‘hottest’ environmental topics discussed on the hottest summer day
The number of multi-apartment buildings to be renovated this year will almost be equal to the number of multi-apartment buildings renovated over eight years
The Lithuanian Zoo receives help from volunteers
Conditions are created for increasing the forest coverage of Lithuania
Record breaking year for white storks
Colorado: An example of safe and profitable extraction of oil and gas
Green buses bought from sale of emission rights start rolling in Kaunas streets
Romanians learn from renovation experience in Lithuania
Wastewater treatment testing laboratory notified for new activities
Gaize: An untapped resource of Lithuania
Undiscovered economic benefit: Geologists look for meteorite craters
Ministry of Environment earmarks LTL 2.5 million for fish restocking this year
Amendments to the Construction Products Regulation favourable to manufacturers
Minister of Environment to present the most honourable award of the Ministry to His Excellency Valdas Adamkus
European ministers are in favour of territorial democracy in spatial planning
International dialogue on the protection of the Nemunas River Basin
International workshop intended for ensuring sustainable mobility for the European commuters to be held in Kaunas this year
Lithuanian landscape project honoured with respectable and heavy award
EU Environment Council addresses air quality, GMO, climate change and biodiversity
Protected areas cleared from 252 abandoned buildings
Regularly updated map shows the extent of renovation
Survey of the most contaminated legacy sites
New inmates at the Lithuanian zoo
The new electronic register to facilitate and accelerate the processing of territorial planning documents
US environmental experts to share their experience in the exploration of shale in Lithuania
The new postage stamp will invite to save the Baltic Sea
Universal containers to resolve the puzzle of electronic waste
We are celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity
The extraction of dolomite is further expanded in Lithuania
Soil map: the negative impact of human activity is greatly overrated
Minister of Environment deals with issues of marine environment and climate change while on a visit in Greece
Lithuania is to implement a deposit system for single-use packaging
500 apartment buildings to be renovated. What next?
Ecological buses obtained through the sale of pollution permits roll out into the capital's streets
The National Environmental Protection strategic project has been prepared
Construction tests will be planned by an informational system
For the best vacation, visit ten newly-restored locations in protected territories
Last year saw growth in the mining of various solid minerals
The Ministry of Environment is the first to start with the EU's 2014-2020 financing program
Will Air Pollution in Lithuania Be Reduced by 2020?
For the best vacation, visit ten newly-restored locations in protected territories
New Postage Stamps With Protected Species
Oil Extraction and Groundwater Monitoring
Sewage Treatment Plant Testing Laboratory Is Expanding Operations
Environmental Monitoring: Lithuania Has Rich Resources of Quality Groundwater
Container Deposit Is an Effective Waste Sorting Strategy
The Aukštaitija National Park Celebrates 40 Years of Existence
Nature's smallest wonders need special protection
New book explains what's worth visiting in the protected territories
V. Mazuronis: “The second shale gas resource usage competition must be announced as soon as possible”
Massive renovation of apartment buildings has begun
Violators will have to pay about 2 million litas for gross forest felling violations
The great amphibian migration is approaching
Call 112 to report environmental damage
Three times larger damage compensation fines for burning grass
Ten times larger compensation fines will be levied for illegal felling
The Lithuanian pavilion project at the world EXPO will be selected out of a total of 27 tenders
Minister of Environment: we will charge “subscription fees” for illegal fences
Trim and revamped protected areas to welcome visitors
Discussion on EU climate change and energy policy
Record number of tenders received for EXPO pavilion procedure
Unnecessary driving on ice to be banned
Public buildings to be included in renovation programme as well
Spring may see more sinkholes
Ministry of Environment ready to manage wild boar population
Frequently asked questions from hunters on African swine fever
‘FOR THE MOST EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION’ AMONG BEST ‘EUROPEAN SAILS’ PROJECTS
Government favours the wild boar population regulation plan of the Ministry of Environment
Less than two months left before the great renovation kick-off
Lithuania sticks to its position on GMO
Lithuania sees more of mineral resource deposits
Water supply and wastewater management developed for local outreach
Lithuania became EUMETSAT’s latest Member State
Minister thanks the presidency team
Depleting groundwater reserves in Central and Northern Lithuania
Implementation of emissions standards postponed to mid-2020
Number of poachers in Lithuania cut in three
Encouraging expert findings on anhydrite production
Ministry acknowledged for seacoast preservation
New EU's Clean Air Policy Package at the end of the end of the “Year of Air“
European Maritime Geology Project
Political discussions on maritime emissions and invasive alien species
Baltic Landscape Forum begins
EU Environment Council will focus on maritime emissions and invasive species
Adoption of the Regulation on access to genetic resources will pave way to ratification of Nagoya Protocol
EU housing ministers: cooperation is vital for energy efficiency
Geneva looks at air pollution issues that affect Lithuania
Key issues on EU waters and nature discussed in Vilnius
Riga’s lessons: a working group for a thorough review of building supervision
Agreement on reducing car emission levels as a step towards sustainable use of resources
Underground treasures of Lithuania
Conference in Warsaw makes a way to the global agreement on combating climate change
Meeting in Vilnius touches on topics of urban planning relevant to every EU Member State
Talks in Warsaw gain momentum: debates continue concerning commitments on funding and mitigating climate change
Area of responsibility of freelance environmental protection inspectors is now expanded
In Warsaw, Valentinas Mazuronis urged more than 100 countries to sign amendment to the Kyoto Protocol as soon as possible
EU to decide on the market access to be granted to the genetically modified carnations
Vilnius airport welcomes an exotic four-footed passenger
The condition of the Baltic Sea is a regional concern
Inspections confirm that genetically modified plants are not being grown in Lithuania
Deposit system for plastic and metal containers will begin operation in 2015
Lithuania will soon have two fishermen’s paradises
Commission will announce a repeat competition for shale prospecting and extraction
Minister: we will continue to be the best waste water-managing nation in Europe
Twice as much received for amateur fisherman licenses
Wolf hunting will be allowed this year
The 2014-2020 National waste management plan project will be presented to the public
EU territorial planning and urban development discussed in Vilnius
Main focus of the Environment Council - preparations for Warsaw conference on climate change
China is not buying out Lithuanian lumber
Lithuania signed the Global agreement on mercury on behalf of the EU
New challenges for Baltic Sea protection
Information about the Belarusian Astravets Nuclear Power Plant international environmental impact evaluation
Minister of Environment invited the EU to sign the Convention on mercury
V. Mazuronis: apartment building residents trust the new renovation model
As the renovation effort gains steam – another financing partner
Lithuania will represent the European Union at United Nations conference
New Baltic pollution reduction goals will not cause any problems for Lithuania
A cooperation agreement is being planned with Moldova
Shale gas and oil prospecting and extraction has been tightened
Increased funding from the EIB for the renewal of energy-efficient housing in Lithuania
Biosafety in Lithuania is an example for all of Europe
Foresters to press for the adoption of important documents and to share their experience
Mr Mazuronis: resistance to the exploration of the shale gas and oil increasingly resembles actions directed against the Lithuanian interests
Environmental Impact Assessment Experience Shared in Vilnius
Salmon 2013 campaign is underway
Lithuania leads financing issues for chemicals and wastes on EU level in Bangkok
Increased fines scare more poachers away
Lithuania is among leading wastewater managers in the EU
Lithuania’s petroleum production shrinks by close to 20 per cent over one year
No more chances to privatise the water management sector
93 new buses in exchange for emission allowances
Lithuania represented the EU in meeting with China's lead negotiator on climate change reduction
Minister of Environment presented Lithuania's EU Council presidency environmental and climate change priorities
EU experts in Vilnius discuss climate change policy issues
Another Lithuanian facility crossed out from the Baltic Sea’s major polluters list
Lithuania’s EU presidency programme to be presented in Luxembourg
Baltic ministers of environment meet in Latvia
Scaffolding in place to implement new apartment building modernization model
The implementation of two European Economic Area programs has begun in Lithuania
The lynx returns to Lithuania's forests
Lithuania will seek consensus from all EU nations on most important environmental concerns
The Amalvo and Žuvinto swamps' “LIFE +” projects have been acknowledged as some of the best in Europe
Every effort is being made to modernize apartment buildings
Preparing to take the lead: A dialogue with Europe's non-governmental organizations
Let's meet – About river basin governance
Practical questions regarding Lithuania's preparation to assume the EU Council's presidency are discussed
Climate change: waiting is not a solution
Lithuania to stand EU’s position on GMO
Climate change and environment discussed with US ambassador
Preserving the Curonian Spit is shared concern for Lithuania and Russia
Lithuania to deal with Community-wide environmental issues in its upcoming presidency
The state of water resources is common concern for neighbouring states
Earth flags raised
Lithuanian and Polish environmentalists to share experience
Applications invited from Lithuanian experts for the post of Secretary of the Helsinki Commission
Minister invites US shale gas experts to Lithuania
Minister Mazuronis: “The energy resources stored in shale is a gift to Lithuania”
Valentinas Mazuronis voiced Lithuania’s concern over the safety of the Astravas NPP to the Belarusian Ambassador
In the environment sector, Lithuania is getting ready for the busy agenda of the Presidency of the EU Council
Comments invited on the drafted territorial planning documents for the Lithuanian-Polish border region
Agreement with the European Investment Bank opens the door for renovation of whole blocks of apartment houses
Juozas Virbickas’ award for protection and amplification of fish
Rates on damage caused to fish stocks raised from several to ten times
Lithuania’s landscape management champion Utena nominated for the award of the Council of Europe
Prospects for cooperation discussed at meetings with ambassadors
Over one million litas for fish stocking
Lithuania takes part in the negotiations regarding the provisions of the new convention on mercury
Minister of Environment V.Mazuronis: uncertainties regarding the population of wolves are to be dissolved
Against malignant offenders only with bulldozers
Poachers will pay ten times more
Vice minister Daiva Matonienė will coordinate the construction and housing sector
The new vice ministers of Environment Almantas Petkus and Linas Jonauskas
Minister started his job with discussions and meetings in Brussels
Valentinas Mazuronis announced as the new Minister of Environment
Signal to start biodegradable waste management facilities construction is given
Important questions related to Lithuania discussed in Doha
Catalogue of springs and streams of Lithuania to be prepared
The State of Environment in terms of facts
Climate change management policy to be implemented under approved strategy
Restrictions on trading in greenhouse gas AAU lifted
List of protected areas adapted for visitors expanded with landscape reserve
Lithuania leading the world in terms of forest conservation
Communication campaign to reduce climate change
Only fishermen can help restore sturgeon resources
Guests from Saxony show particular interest in waste management
Lithuanian Zoo set to become one of most modern zoos in region
Lithuanian and Georgian Ministers of Environment ink cooperation agreement
Smooth EU Council presidency seen among key priorities for 2013
Silver for the Lithuanian pavilion
Funds raised from emission allowances will go to renovation of individual dwellings
Baltic Sea Biosphere Polygon on its way
Five Lithuanian weather stations are over one hundred years old
Global conference looks at Lithuania-relevant issues
EU environment ministers discussed greenhouse gas monitoring and plans for green Europe
The Curonian Spit hosts meeting for environment ministers of the Baltic Council of Ministers
The European Commission accepts Lithuania's application for free emission allowances
The name of Lithuania already heard at just opened World Expo
Restrictions on trading in greenhouse gas AAU should be lifted for Lithuania
European Commission invites public to evaluate Blueprint to Safeguard Europe’s Waters
LIFE+ supported project implemented in Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve
Over LTL 75 million already paid to environmental project operators this year
New fishing permit issuance procedure and prices enter into force in Lithuania
Cooperation with Spain is expected
Lithuanian representative as member of EXPO College of Commissioners
Managing the protection of the Baltic Sea environment will be reinforced
Lithuania to become full member of EUMETSAT
Potentially polluted areas undergo stock survey
Number of abandoned structures in protected areas declines
Interests of Lithuania regarding the Ozone Layer Protection in the EU position
Head of Lithuanian Meteorologists elected the Vice-President of the European region
The Implemented Environmental Management System Encourages to Spare Nature
Management of Biological Municipal Waste in the Baltic States was on the Agenda of an International Conference
Pilot ecological network to be created in Southern Lithuania
Ministry of Environment to allocate support for purchasing green buses and boiler rooms
Minister of Environment meets with European Commissioner
No more white spots in European weather maps over Lithuania
Special patrol boat for environmental raids
Amber to represent Lithuania at World Expo 2012
EU and global funds successfully used for environmental improvement
Lithuania congratulated on compliance of its legislation with Aarhus Convention
Žuvintas becomes first Lithuanian area included in World Network of Biosphere Reserves
In Geneva, the Minister confirmed a strict Lithuania’s position regarding the planned nuclear power plants in Belarus and the Kaliningrad region
Lithuania to take part in the world exhibition EXPO 2015 in Milan
European ministers decided to draft an international agreement on the protection of forests
A billion litas of support funds has already been disbursed
Lithuania Joins International Treaty on Living GMOs
World Exposition EXPO 2012 Information Centres Open at the Seaside
Latvian Neighbours Take Interest in Lithuania’s Experience
A new system will warn about elemental natural phenomena
The theme of RESTA reflects the most important issues in the construction sector
Another five Lithuanian objects are proposed to be removed from the list of the Baltic Sea’s worst sources of pollution
EU assistance funds for environment protection are used more rapidly than expected
Belarus fails to do its work
Most Lithuanian residents provided with high-quality drinking water
Lithuania wrapping up development of seismic monitoring network
Lithuania signs memorandum with Luxembourg
Regarding misleading information in Belarusian media
Lithuania to become full member of EUMETSAT
Minister of Environment meets with Latvian counterpart
SOER 2010: the state of environment in Lithuania ahead of European average
Another five million litas worth of EU support to improve ecological health of water bodies
Additional State aid for renovation of apartment blocks
Ministry of Environment has fulfilled its tasks
The Ministry of Environment distributed LTL 450 million as EU support for waste management purposes
Foundation for a future international agreement on climate change laid
The name of Lithuania was successfully promoted in the world exhibition EXPO 2010
Information dispersed in Belarus about the environmental impact assessment of the future nuclear power plant is false
A good water status is expected to be achieved
The first hazardous waste management facility will start its operations in Lithuania
South Korea invites Lithuania to present the beauty of the Baltic coast to the world
Baltic Sea is a Concern for All
Lithuanian Day in a World Exhibition
Swiss Experts Say that Waste Incineration in Vilnius is Possible
Regions request LTL 454 mln. for waste recycling at EU level
Further development of the waste management system to benefit from LTL 450 million
Draft laws on the waste management system and forestry reform submitted to the Government
Funds granted to projects for upgrading landfills non-compliant with EU requirements
Larger EU support for improving the status of water bodies
Lithuania in the report on European bathing water sites
Ambassador of Kazakhstan visits the Ministry
Lithuania approves the proposal to allow Member States to decide for themselves on the cultivation of GMOs
Lithuania launches a laboratory conforming to European standards
Packaging waste management targets are met
Meeting with the head of IAEA at the Ministry
Baltic ministers of environment sign new cooperation agreement
State Forest Service participating in development of European IS on Forest Genetic Resources
Lithuania’s pavilion at Expo 2010 already visited by quarter of million people
Lithuania’s pavilion at EXPO 2010 expected to be visited by 3-4 million people
Vilnius hosts first meeting of expert working group Baltics 21
Lithuania creates an innovative Green Investment Scheme
Lithuania and Russia reach agreement on joint groundwater monitoring
Lithuania's Baltic Sea coast to be monitored from space
EIA report on power plant planned in Belarus presented in Vilnius
Lithuania marks World Wetland Day
Weather forecasts become available on mobile phones
Denmark’s contribution to modernisation of blocks of flats discussed in Lithuania
Organisations to receive direct information on air pollution
Genetically modified organisms still surrounded by controversy in Lithuania
Ministry of Environment to take care of Lithuanian Zoo
Rich gene pool of exotic trees and bushes accumulated in individual collections
Lithuania hosts conference on climate change management policy for first time
Lithuania leading in use of Cohesion Fund support for environmental projects
Baltic region ministers adopt Vilnius declaration for better quality of life in entire region
Small Grants Programme wrapped up in Lithuania
RECREATIONAL FISHING RULES
Climate change issues discussed
National Sustainable Development Strategy updated in Lithuania
Air quality improves in Lithuania
Activities of medical waste incineration company may be suspended
Pollution tax to be paid once a year
Salmon – 2009 campaign kicks off in Lithuania
LTL 8.5 mln of EU support asked for promotion of renovation of blocks of flats
Sludge management infrastructure to be developed in Lithuania
Minister of Environment meets with UNESCO experts
Early warning system for disastrous natural phenomena to be developed in Lithuania
Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological Museum marks 90th anniversary
Lithuania embarks on a campaign to establish a common network of Baltic geological heritage sites
Amalvas and Žuvintas Wetlands under restoration
The Millennium Oak-Wood comes into leaf
‘Go Green’ environmental initiative to promote waste sorting
Minister of Environment meets with famous naturalist Birutė Galdikas
“Let’s do it 2009” initiative surpasses expectations
Construction of small flats legalised in Lithuania
Lithuania developing ecotoxicity control system
Government approves draft climate change bill
Creation of Joint European Environmental Information System
Ministers in Paris discuss Lithuania’s outlook after nuclear plant shutdown
Special containers for used batteries across Lithuania
Russia vows not to urbanise Curonian Spit National Park in Kaliningrad Region
Launch of European Mobility Week and Car-Free Day
International geology conference in Venta Regional Park
Lithuania’s underground water resources to be assessed
Environmental Impact Assesment report of new nuclear plant presented to public
Lithuania’s radiation levels unchanged after incident in Belgium
EU environmental support to new members discussed in Vilnius
Green vacation in Palanga
LTL 1.9 bln from EU Cohesion Fund for quality water supply and wastewater treatment
Important Lithuanian and Russian Environmental Issues Discussed
Riga Declaration – For Stronger Environmental Democracy
Seminar – Discussion on Rational Use of EU Assistance
Lithuania Proposes Application of Compensation Mechanisms For Decommissioning of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
World Environment Day Celebrated Today
Happy World Environment Day!
Improper Use of European Union Funds Escalated Irrationally
Infostatyba – a Shield Against Corruption
Debates on European forests in Warsaw
Urbanistic forum about the problems and future of the country’s urban development
Lithuania’s soil is among the cleanest in Europe
Ministers from 51 country approve environmental declaration in Belgrade
Bulgarians take interest in the experience of Lithuanian environmental institutions
A week without car
Lithuania uses less ozone depleting substances
Seismic monitoring is relevant to all countries within the Baltic Sea Region
Decommissioning of Ignalina NPP will not threat neighbouring states
Waste EEE management organisers undergo inspection before start
EU environment ministers to discuss problems caused by droughts and water scarcity
EC final decision received regarding the national allocation plan for environmental pollution allowances
Protection of the Curonian Spit discussed at World Heritage Committee session
Lithuania’s new Red Book warns about the fate of 767 rare and endangered species
International conference for better management of public forests
Restrictions on international trade proposed to protect endangered species
Tomorrow is the World Environment Day
LEIF-supported projects reduce environmental pollution
Not a single permit to grow genetically modified plants in Lithuania issued
Lithuania is number four by assimilation of Cohesion Fund support
Lithuania National Allocation Plan for Greenhouse Gas Emission Allowances for the Period 2008 to 2012
European Mobility Week Programme. Lithuania, 2006
Earth Day celebration programme in Lithuania. 2006
Aarhus Convention Implementation Report
LITHUANIA’S NATIONAL ALLOCATION PLAN FOR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION ALLOWANCES FOR THE PERIOD 2005 TO 2007 (Revised) 15 12 2004

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Minister of Environment of Lithuania Kęstutis Trečiokas
Minister of Environment of Lithuania Kęstutis Trečiokas