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State Secretary Mansveld committed to expanding European goods transport by rail

Increased collaboration at the European level and joint action are needed in order to realise the full potential of goods ...

News item | 20-03-2014 | 11:34

Minister Schultz: OECD report confirms need for wake-up call regarding water risks

Later this spring, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment will launch a new approach for public ...

News item | 17-03-2014 | 14:12

State Secretary Mansveld modernises environmental policy

The environmental challenges of the 21st century require a modern approach. Although life has become healthier and safer over the ...

News item | 12-03-2014 | 09:04

Over 3 million people avoid peak hour

The new approach for better traffic flows at major traffic jam junctions in twelve regions is starting to have an impact. ...

News item | 12-03-2014 | 09:01

Valuable research into the better utilisation of inland waterways

On Tuesday 18 February, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment was presented with the research results ...

News item | 19-02-2014 | 15:23

Dutch dike inspection team impressed by floods in England: 'Hard work is being done'

Since December, England has been constantly hit by rain and storms resulting in flooding, especially in the South West region. ...

News item | 19-02-2014 | 15:01

A dike with a difference

Katwijk is to have a new flood defence: a row of dunes that incorporates a dike as well as a car park. The project is unique in ...

News item | 17-02-2014 | 10:03

The Netherlands advocates for ambitious European climate policy

As early as this year, the European Union should announce the aim of a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 40% ...

News item | 07-02-2014 | 16:54

State Secretary Mansveld aims to halve waste

Wilma Mansveld, State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment aims to halve the amount of dumped and incinerated waste. ...

News item | 28-01-2014 | 11:21

Dutch approach to water among CNN top 10 of best ideas

American news channel CNN has acclaimed the Dutch approach to water, which is being introduced in the US in order to protect New ...

News item | 07-01-2014 | 10:15