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Illegal salmon fisher caught in Lääne-Viru County

Tonight, inspectors and the police in Mustoja, Lääne-Viru County, detained an illegal fisher who was fishing for salmon with electric fishing gear. Volunteer fish patrols informed the inspectors about their illegal activities. There were apparently more illegal fishers, but others managed to...

Inspectors verified compliance with environmental requirements in car repair shops of Pärnu County

The Environmental Inspectorate detected some minor violations during a raid in car repair shops in Pärnu County last week, primarily in relation to greenhouse gases, but overall, the inspectorate was satisfied with the compliance with environmental requirements. The raids on 10 September...
Bird hunting shelter on Kalvi coast with a loudspeaker

The list of infringements by Italian hunting tourists was extended

In addition to the hunting offence detected in early September in Pärnu County, four other offences related to Italian hunting tourists were discovered in the second half of September. Two cases occurred on Saaremaa. One case was detected in both Pärnu County and Ida-Viru County. The inspection...
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One violation has been discovered during this year’s bird hunting season

The waterfowl hunting season, which started on 20 August, has been calm so far. However, one violation of hunting requirements was detected last week in Pärnu County. The hunter hunted the birds in a forbidden way. On 4 September, inspectors from the Pärnumaa Office inspected a report which...

The Environmental Inspectorate commenced 18 misdemeanour proceedings related to fishing for crayfish

In July and August this year, the Environmental Inspectorate has initiated 18 misdemeanour procedure related to fishing for crayfish, and 70 unmarked crayfish traps and pots have been removed from water bodies. The procedures have been commenced in the following counties: seven in Võru County, six...

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