VILNIUS – The of Lithuanian Seimas during its extraordinary session on Thursday started deliberating a package of environmental protection bills aimed at increasing pollution taxes and getting a grip on environmental polluters.
Environment Minister Kestutis Mazeiks says once the so-called "Klaipeda Package" is adopted, companies will risk losing their operation permits after three violations. Also, inspectors will be allowed to take samples without warning.
"It's deplorable to state that we will still hear about environmental pr...
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