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State Secretary Mansveld tackles microplastics in cosmetics and personal care products

There should be a European-wide ban on microplastics in cosmetics products and products like bath foam and toothpaste. This is ...

News item | 16-04-2013 | 10:26

Minister Schultz on maritime mission to Oman

Minister Schultz van Haegen is paying a working visit to Muscat and Sohar (in Oman) from 14 to 16 April. She will be attending ...

News item | 16-04-2013 | 09:01

Minister Schultz gives starting signal for first LNG-powered inland navigation tanker

Today, in the presence of Dick Benschop, President Director of Shell Nederland, Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure & the ...

News item | 10-04-2013 | 16:35

Mansveld: the Netherlands is preparing for driving on hydrogen fuel cells

The number of hydrogen filling stations will be increased over the next two years in order to allow the Dutch population to ...

News item | 10-04-2013 | 15:00

Government identifies new locations for onshore wind farms

Following consultations with the country's provincial authorities, the government has identified 11 potential locations for the ...

News item | 28-03-2013 | 17:01

Government agrees: mandatory medical check only for drivers over 75

As of next year, older drivers will not need to undergo a mandatory medical examination until they are 75. Medical checks are ...

News item | 22-03-2013 | 16:08

Denmark and the Netherlands join forces on ambitious EU climate targets

Denmark and the Netherlands have joined forces to pursue an ambitious new European target to reduce CO2 emissions. To that end ...

News item | 18-03-2013 | 09:41

Netherlands to host World Water Day 2013

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March. This year is special because the Netherlands will be hosting the international ...

News item | 12-03-2013 | 15:42

Henk Ovink to advise US Secretary Donovan

Acting Director-General of Spatial Planning and Water Affairs Henk Ovink is joining the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Taskforce. In ...

News item | 12-03-2013 | 14:29

Minister Schultz and US sign agreement to cooperate on water-related issues

Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure & the Environment) and US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun ...

News item | 08-03-2013 | 15:18