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  1. Lithuania Approves New EU-Funded Water Projects

    18 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuania’s Ministry of Environment has launched its water and wastewater program for 2014-2020, after Environment Minister Valentinas Mazuronis approved an initial list of 26 projects. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2014 - 10:00

  2. Lithuanian Utility Regulator Makes Final Decision on Water Tariffs in Vilnius

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuania’s utility sector regulator, the National Control Commission for Prices and Energy (NCCPE), has made a unilateral decision to increase water and sewage tariffs in the capital city, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2014 - 10:00

  3. Lithuania Failing to Reach Water Management Goals: Regulator

    21 Feb 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuanian water companies have invested over $1.2 billion USD in water and wastewater infrastructure between 1996 and 2013, with 90 percent of those funds coming from the European Union as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/21/2014 - 10:13

  4. Salting Roads Leads to Groundwater Pollution in Lithuania

    23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Scientists estimate that around 140,000 tons of sodium chloride is being spread on Lithuanian roads each winter to dissolve snow and ice, and a large amount of that salt is reaching ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 10:12

  5. Frozen Water Tariffs May Put EU Investments in Lithuania at Risk

    20 Dec 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Many Lithuanian water companies are sinking into debt as service costs rise and municipalities, mindful of upcoming elections, are declining to raise water tariffs. The situation puts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/20/2013 - 10:09

  6. Lithuanian Water Industry Group Calls for Change in Strategy

    11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania An influential Lithuanian water industry group, the Association of Lithuanian Water Suppliers, issued a special statement on December 3 calling for a major change in the country’s investment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2013 - 10:06

  7. Lithuanians Protest Chevron's Shale Gas Entry Into the Country

    16 Sep 2013- 10:07 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Baltic Course Samogitian community once again attempted to draw the attention of the Government by holding a rally at the Government Palace against U.S.-based company Chevron in Vilnius, informs LETA ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2013 - 10:07

  8. Shale Gas Exploration Raises Water Contamination Concerns in Lithuania

    22 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania A Lithuanian government commission led by Deputy Minister for the Environment Daiva Matoniene, on July 19 postponed a final decision on a shale gas exploration tender in Western Lithuania. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2013 - 12:32

  9. Vilnius Utility Eyes Top-10 Spot on European Water Management Index

    5 Jul 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Vilniaus Vandenys, the utility serving the Lithuanian capital, has announced its goal of making it onto the top 10 list of European cities with the best water quality.  In 2009, Vilnius ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2013 - 10:06

  10. HELCOM Takes Lithuanian Fertilizer Company Off List of Baltic Sea Polluters

    25 Jun 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania The Helsinki Commission (the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, or HELCOM) last week removed Lithuanian fertilizer company Lifosa from the list of worst polluters of the Baltic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2013 - 10:00

  11. Lithuanian Cities Plan New Water Infrastructure Investments

    19 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania Vilniaus Vandenys, Lithuania’s largest water company, plans to implement a $92 million USD investment program in 2013-2015. The company plans to offer water connections to an additional 58 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2013 - 10:07

  12. Water Tariffs Continue to Grow in Lithuania Due to EU Investments

    The Lithuanian National Control Commission for Prices end Energy (NCCPE), the utility sector’s regulator, this month approved three Lithuanian municipal water companies’ requests to raise water and wastewater tariffs. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2013 - 10:09

  13. Lithuanian Officials Oppose EC Directive on Water Service Concessions

    Lithuanian officials have expressed opposition to the European Commission’s draft directive on public service concessions due to concerns that it would mean inevitable privatization of public water supply networks. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2013 - 10:18

  14. Lithuania to Merge Water, Wastewater Utilities

    The new Lithuanian government is moving to merge the country’s 359 existing water and sewage utilities to as few as 60 – one per municipality. Only six out of the 359 companies are profitable; the rest constantly need financial injections from local ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2013 - 10:05

  15. Fluoride Affects Water Quality for 78,000 Lithuanians

    More than 78,000 Lithuanian residents are supplied with drinking water that contains excessive levels of fluoride. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2013 - 03:32

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