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16.11.2017

The Environmental Board takes the integrated permits to the Information System for Environmental Decisions (KOTKAS)

With the transfer of integrated permits, the integrated permits of 258 operators and information related to the proceeding thereof will be better available for the public. In the first step of the project, a service of integrated permit was created, as a result of which application for...
Estonian folkdance. Photo: Toomas Kokovkin
16.11.2017

The programme area of West Estonian biosphere celebrates its 27th anniversary

The anniversary of the programme area is celebrated on 27 March with a biosphere day in Kärdla where the non-profit organisation Hiidlaste Koostöökogu (Hiiumaa Cooperation Network) shares inspiring examples of the project carried out in the island of Hiiumaa which serve the interests of the...
16.11.2017

The Environmental Board processes extraction permits as of 1 January

On 1 January 2017, the Earth’s Crust Act entered into force which changes the role of the state in organising the use of earth’s crust; in addition, the proceeding of extraction permits which is from now on being carried out by the Environmental Board becomes faster and is adjusted. “Before it...
Üügu cliff in Estonia. Photo: Liinu Tuust
25.07.2017

New Scientist: Restoring Estonian alvar grasslands to save unique species

Our "LIFE to alvars" project was introduced in "New Scientist". The project’s main objective is to restore the most valuable, but currently overgrown, alvar areas on 2 500 ha of land in Estonia and to create the right conditions for local farmers to manage these areas after the restoration. In...
Pearlriver/Pärlijõgi river in Estonia. Photo: Maili Lehtpuu
17.01.2017

Our website is now available in English

The Estonian Environmental Board website is now available in English. There are sections that are not yet translated, but we’ll hopefully have more information available for foreign readers in future.
Estonian winter. Photo: Marit Kivisild
11.01.2017

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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