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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

Minister Mansveld: a step closer to a new climate agreement

Minister Wilma Mansveld of Environment is “relatively positive” about the results of the UN Climate Summit in Warsaw. "We are a ...

News item | 25-11-2013 | 15:37

Minister Mansveld: every country needed to tackle climate change worldwide

Every country should make an effort to combat climate change. It is vital that all countries participate in the new climate ...

News item | 22-11-2013 | 14:29

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

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

Higher fines for deviating from shipping route north of the Frisian Islands

Vessels that deviate from the prescribed shipping route north of the Frisian Islands could soon face higher fines. Today the ...

News item | 28-06-2013 | 15:34

State Secretary Mansveld: “Brussels must arrive at an accurate car test quickly”

State Secretary Mansveld (Infrastructure & the Environment) wants Brussels to come up quickly with a new and better method to ...

News item | 19-06-2013 | 14:10

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

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