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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    In order to comply with Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning protection of water waters against pollution of nitrate from agricultural sources the norms regarding the use of nitrates are sharpened and charges increased by the present Act. Furthermore, rules are introduced so as to place further limits on the production of manure and to make the granting of production capacity dependent upon the capacity to use the manure on the producers' lands or to place that manure on the markets.

  2. Library Resource

    Wet van 19 januari 2012 inzake instelling van de Raad voor de leefomgeving en infrastructuur (Wet Raad voor de leefomgeving en infrastructuur).

    Legislation
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Act establishes the Council for the Living Environment and Infrastructure, which shall advise the Government and the two houses of parliament regarding sustainable development of infrastructure, spatial planning, the and the environment, and in particular on a wide variety of matters including, climate policy, water, agriculture, nature conservation and food quality. The Council shall also advise on hazardous substances and disaster prevention and management.

  3. Library Resource

    Wet van 19 januari 2006, houdende regels met betrekking tot zuinig en doelmatig ruimtegebruik en optimale leefomgevingskwaliteit in stedelijk en landelijk gebied en met betrekking tot coördinatie van procedures (Interimwet stad-en-milieubenadering).

    Legislation
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Act provides for the possibility of exemptions from environmental requirements regarding soil, air and noise prescribed by other legislation in force in the interest of the parsimonious and rational use of living space and optimization of the living environment in urban and rural areas and provides rules relative to procedures of decision making at municipal level and the coordination of decision making.

  4. Library Resource

    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.

  5. Library Resource

    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.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Regulation implements that part of the EC Council "Groundwater Directive" (80/68/EC) which concerns the infiltration of water. Infiltration in this Regulation has the same meaning as in article 1 of the Groundwater Act. This Regulation restricts the powers of provincial authorities to grant permits for infiltration of water. This may be done only if no danger is to be expected of pollution of groundwater.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Decree extends the working of the original Decree establishing the Environment, Nature and Town and Country Planning Research Council and thus implicitly recognizes the important research, policy and planning functions of the Council in the field of environment, town and country planning and nature conservation and restoration in the Netherlands.

    Amends: Decree No. 509 of 2000 relative to the establishment of the Environment, Nature and Town and Country Planning Research Council. (2000-11-03)

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    This Decree prescribes rules relative to the prevention and reduction of pollution relating to economic activities in the sphere of construction and the processing of wood. The provisions of this Decree deal with all kinds of pollution such as discharge of water, pollution of the soil and groundwater, etc. It is based on the principle that enterprises working in these sectors are for themselves responsible for control of their activities and the control mechanism is now concentrated on report by those enterprises instead of control through the granting of permits.

  9. Library Resource

    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)

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Netherlands, Europe, Western Europe

    "Discharge" is defined in article 2 as the bringing into the soil of liquids for as a permanent solution. The Decree does not apply to discharge of surface water, rain or drinking water, or groundwater, to which no pollutant are added and is not heated, and to irrigation for agricultural purposes (art. 2). Chapter II places limits on smaller discharge of household waste water. Chapter III places limits on larger discharge of household waste water. Permit, for Chapter IV, provides for the discharge of cooling water and other liquids.

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