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2023 08 17
New law on more sustainable, circular and safe batteries enters into force

A new Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on batteries and battery waste enters into force on 17 August. It will ensure that new batteries are sustainable and contribute to the green transformation.

2023 06 21
Council reaches agreement on the nature restoration law

The Council reached an agreement (general approach) on a proposal for a nature restoration law. The proposal aims to put in place recovery measures that will cover at least 20 % of the EU’s land and 20 % sea areas by 2030, and all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050.

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2023 05 04
Moldova is getting solar power plants and experience from Lithuania

Lithuanian-funded solar power plants have started operating in 15 Moldovan institutions – hospitals, schools, kindergartens, and cultural institutions. They have a total capacity of almost 1 MW, with €800,000 from the Climate Change Programme.

2023 04 24
Specialists from Singapore came to learn about the successful Lithuanian tare deposit system

Environment Minister Simonas Gentvilas held a meeting on Monday with a delegation from Singapore's Ministry of Sustainability and Environment. Environmental experts visited Lithuania to get more information about container deposit scheme, which Singapore is considering implementing.

2023 04 05
Turkish delegation came to discuss how to implement the climate change policy

Deputy Environment Minister Danas Augutis had meeting on Wednesday with a delegation from the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and the EU Affairs Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2023 03 27
EU Ministers of Environment reached a general approach on a proposal to revise the industrial emissions directive

Ministers reached a general approach on a proposal to revise the Industrial emissions directive at the Environment Council on Thursday. Ministers also discussed Packaging, the Certification of carbon sinks, and Urban wastewater treatment directives. 

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