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Van Veldhoven closes deal to reduce plastic consumption

State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water Management) has made an agreement with more than 70 businesses ...

News item | 21-02-2019 | 14:46

The Netherlands signs international treaty on the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships

On 20 February 2019, at a meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the Netherlands ratified the Hong Kong ...

News item | 20-02-2019 | 17:00

Fast train to Germany and national train subway system

By 2040, travellers will be able to use a subway-like train service on national urban rings, good connections to other routes via ...

News item | 07-02-2019 | 11:21

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: dire necessity for worldwide policy to combat weather extremes and the impact of climate change

Increasing damage caused by extreme weather and not being prepared for changes in the climate: according to the new Global Risk ...

News item | 25-01-2019 | 11:05

State Secretary Van Veldhoven brings circular front runners to the Netherlands

The Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) is relocating to the Netherlands. On the recommendation of State ...

News item | 25-01-2019 | 10:10

First reusable flyover in the Netherlands

Today saw the introduction of the first reusable concrete flyover in the Netherlands. The flyover bears dismantling without any ...

News item | 14-01-2019 | 10:50

State Secretary Van Veldhoven forges circular coalition during Climate Summit

At the Climate Summit in Katowice, five countries unanimously decided to make the circular economy a permanent agenda item. Under ...

News item | 13-12-2018 | 10:26

Cabinet to put a stop to unguarded level railway crossings

Zero casualties resulting from accidents at railway crossings; this is what State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven ...

News item | 28-11-2018 | 17:04

Hundreds of millions of euros to boost cycling in the Netherlands

In the near future, provinces, transport regions, and municipalities will join State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven ...

News item | 23-11-2018 | 11:00

Netherlands to invest €600 million in climate adaptation

All tiers of the Dutch government will be investing heavily in boosting the Netherlands’ resilience against the impact of ...

News item | 20-11-2018 | 11:22