Estonia: preparations for building Riisipere-Turba railway begun

The supervisory board of Estonian Railways (EVR) authorized the company’s management board to begin the activities necessary for the construction of the Riisipere-Turba section of the future Haapsalu rail link. The company must draw up and coordinate the project’s terms of reference and draft project, carry out an environmental impact assessment and construction engineering study…

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Latvia disagrees with proposal to reduce cod and herring fishing volumes in the Gulf of Riga

Minister Janis Duklavs met with NGOs at Agriculture Ministry’s Fishing Advisory Council meeting and discussed with them European Commission’s proposal for fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea in 2018. EC’s proposal for fishing opportunities would affect Latvia the most negatively in relation to eastern cod (project suggests a 28% reduction) and herring (7%). There is…

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