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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2016
    Netherlands

    This National Water Plan provides the broad outlines, principles and direction of the national water policy of the Netherlands for the 2016-2021 planning period, with a projection towards 2050. It also concerns related aspects of spatial policy. The National Water Plan lays down the central government’s strategic goals for water management. The Management and Development Plan for the National Waters by Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) outlines the conditions and measures for operational management to achieve these strategic goals.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2016
    Netherlands

    This Act reforms environmental law with special emphasis on planning. It seeks to modernise, harmonise and simplify current rules on land use planning, environmental protection, nature conservation, construction of buildings, protection of cultural heritage, water management, urban and rural redevelopment, development of major public and private works and mining and earth removal and integrate these rules into one legal framework. Sustainable development is the key objective of the Act.

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    Wet houdende regeling van sommige van landgoederen geheven belastingen tot bevordering van behoud van natuurschoon.

    Legislation
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Act concerns a special taxation regime for certain country estates for purposes of protection of the natural environment and landscape in the Netherlands. The owner of an estate may apply to the Minister so as to qualify the estate to fall with the application of this Act. Tax exemptions shall be disapplied and tax must be paid in cases when the conditions and criteria formulated under this Act cease to exist or certain requirements have not been observed by owners.

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    Lozingenbesluit open teelt en veehouderij.

    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Decree contains rules for the discharge of water related to agricultural activities in surface waters and provides directions for the use of pesticides. The Decree is based on, among other things, articles 6.2, 6.6 en 6.7 van de Water Act. Chapter 6 of the Water Act applies also to agricultural activities involving the use of pesticides and biocides. This Decree places restrictions on the discharge of wastewater and provides general principles and rules for such discharge.

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    Besluit houdende regels betreffende het op of in de bodem brengen van dierlijke meststoffen (Besluit gebruik dierlijke meststoffen 1998)

    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Decree implements articles 6, 7, 15 and 65 of the Soil Protection Act by providing rules for the use of fertilizers of animal origin and other organic fertilizing substances such as sludge. It places restrictions on use of such substances to protect the soil and water resources.

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    Wet houdende regelen met betrekking tot de bodemproductie in geval van oorlog, oorlogsgevaar of andere buitengewone omstandigheden

    Legislation
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Act provides rules relative to cultivation, husbandry and forestry in times of war. It grants extraordinary powers to the Minister, assisted by a special Commission, to issue rules relative to agricultural production and the land use.

  7. Library Resource

    Besluit van 8 december 2005, houdende regels ter beperking van de ammoniakemissie uit huisvestingssystemen van veehouderijen (Besluit ammoniakemissie huisvesting veehouderij).

    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    The scope of this Decree is to implement provisions of the Act containing rules regarding the emission of ammoniac from animal keeping premises belonging to the livestock sector so as to reduce negative effects caused by emission of ammoniac produced by agricultural enterprises. The Decree prescribes maximum emission values for various types of animal keeping. If animals, for which a maximum emission value is indicated in the Schedule, are kept, no animal keeping system shall be used with an emission factor higher than the value indicated in the Schedule.

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    Besluit van 15 juni 2005, houdende regels met betrekking tot de minimumopslagcapaciteit voor dierlijke meststoffen (Besluit opslagcapaciteit dierlijke meststoffen Meststoffenwet).

    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Regulation, made under the Fertilizing Substances Act, makes provision for the implementation of article 5, forth comma of the Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. It lays down minimum norms for the size of storage capacity for fertilizing substances of animal origin.

    Implements: Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. (1991-12-12)

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    Wet houdende regels inzake ammoniakemissie uit tot veehouderijen behorende dierenverblijven (Wet ammoniak en veehouderij).

    Legislation
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    The scope of this Act is to regulate the granting of permissions by livestock holders to emit ammoniac into the environment. A system of calculation of emission is introduced. Whether a permission to keep livestock or to increase an existing production and thus emit (more) ammoniac is granted or not, depends upon the location of the proposed livestock production. No permission shall be granted in ecologically fragile areas, e.g. areas that from part of a main ecosystem and are declared as such under legislation of a prior date or are declared to be such in accordance with section 2.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    Regulation made under the Fertilizing Substances Act and amending the Decrees cited in the title for the purpose of further reducing the pollution of water and soil by nitrate compounds caused by animal manure. Rules for good agricultural practice are prescribed in the framework of Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

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