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New acts in effect from 1 January 2017

News item | 22-12-2016 | 14:14

Cabinet adopts draft Maastricht Airport Decree

Maastricht Aachen Airport will be free to use the full length of its runway in order to enable larger and heavier aircraft to...

News item | 07-12-2016 | 09:53

Removing Indonesian noodles from the plastic soup

This is a joint press release by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and Confederation of Netherlands Industry...

News item | 24-11-2016 | 11:49

The Netherlands to assist Indonesia in coastal reinforcement and port development

This is a joint press release by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and Confederation of Netherlands Industry...

News item | 23-11-2016 | 11:34

The Netherlands recycles know-how to reduce Indonesia’s waste heap

Today, Minister for the Environment Dijksma is visiting Bantar Gebang, the largest waste heap in South East Asia, near Jakarta....

News item | 22-11-2016 | 10:59

Minister Schultz signs new plan of attack for tackling water quality

The quality of ground water and surface water in the Netherlands needs to be improved. For that reason, Minister Melanie...

News item | 17-11-2016 | 14:42

Compass for the subsoil

The subsoil is important in the extraction of drinking water and energy, such as gas and geothermal heat. It is essential that...

News item | 15-11-2016 | 10:53

Dutch companies go international with recycle economy innovations

Sophisticated plants that retrieve valuable metals from discarded electronics. Sustainable yarn for the clothing industry, spun...

News item | 10-11-2016 | 13:27

Dutch coast superstorm proof for the next 50 years

The rising sea level requires us continually to improve our flood protection. And sea water warming increases the probability...

News item | 08-11-2016 | 10:15

National Climate Change Conference 2016 leads to significant reduction in CO2

During the National Climate Change Conference 2016, representatives from the business community, authorities and NGOs set down...

News item | 26-10-2016 | 18:00

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