Natural Resources Wales brings together the work of the Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, as well as some functions of Welsh Government.
The Directorate for Nature Management and the Climate and Pollution Agency are being merged to form the Norwegian Environment Agency with effect from 1 July 2013.
Policies that promote green growth need to be founded on a good understanding of the different factors that affect green growth, and appropriate information is needed to monitor progress and measure results. As part of Green Growth Strategy, the OECD has developed a conceptual framework and indicators that help governments monitor progress towards green growth. According this conceptual framework
Environmental Protection Agency
The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to collect, analyse and provide reliable information on the state of the environment, flows of chemical substances and pollution prevention measures, to organize and coordinate state environmental protection control as well as to ensure the organisation of water protection and management for achieving water protection objectives.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established on 1 January 2003, by the Order of the Minister of the Environment of the Republic of Lithuania No. 466 of 30 August 2002. The EPA was established by restructuring and merging the former Joint Research Centre and Water Resources Department of the Ministry of Environment. On January 1, 2006, the activities of the chemical substances and preparations management were shifted from the State Non-Food Products Inspectorate, under the Ministry of Economy, to the EPA. A new Chemical Substances Department was established in order to implement these new activities.
On January 1, 2010, due to reorganization of the Agency the Centre of Marine Research and State Environmental Protection Inspectorate were incorporated into EPA together with their duties and resources.
The Agency is managed by its Director and is financed through the budget of the Ministry of Environment. The Environmental Protection Agency is located in
Number of staff: 199
Main areas of responsibility: