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Dordrecht, Marken and IJssel-Vecht delta to be test area for “multi-layered” protection against flooding

Dordrecht should become a self-reliant island. The residents of Marken and the IJssel-Vecht delta should not only be protected ...

News item | 19-11-2013 | 16:32

Minister Mansveld: broad global participation crucial to new climate agreement

This week, Minister Wilma Mansveld (The Environment) is attending the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 19) in Warsaw. She is the ...

News item | 19-11-2013 | 09:30

Mansveld: Biokerosene Agreement, Chain Agreement on Recycling Plastic and Green Deals

State Secretary Mansveld (Infrastructure and the Environment) is focusing her efforts on sustainable fuel for aeroplanes. ...

News item | 15-11-2013 | 16:30

Self-driving car takes to Dutch roads for the first time

The era of self-driving cars has dawned in the Netherlands. With the first test drive of autonomous cars on a public road, ...

News item | 14-11-2013 | 10:47

Minister Schultz advocates UN water-issues programme

Today, at the opening of the International Water Week in Amsterdam, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure & the ...

News item | 05-11-2013 | 13:26

State Secretary Mansveld strengthens ties with California

Next week, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld (Infrastructure & the Environment) will make a working visit to California. The aim of ...

News item | 30-10-2013 | 16:57

Future challenges for sustainable water management in the Rhine catchment area

At the 15th Conference of Rhine Ministers on 28 October, the ministers set down a timetable for restoring the passages for ...

News item | 29-10-2013 | 12:10

Climate Agenda: mitigation, adaptation and business sense

Climate change is a given, but the government aims to minimise the impact of this change through an effective combination of ...

News item | 04-10-2013 | 17:14

Government approves alternative to Fyra

'An acceptable solution' – that is the government’s verdict on the new railway services intended to replace the Fyra V250 between ...

News item | 27-09-2013 | 16:52

In New York Minister Schultz advocates structural attention for global water problems

In New York today, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure & the Environment argued for a new international initiative for ...

News item | 11-09-2013 | 13:12