The 2020 Nitrate Report: nitrate levels in the water on farms on the rise again since 2017
Improvement of air quality continues
RIVM international circular economy knowledge partner
As of 7 December 2020, RIVM has become a knowledge partner of the international Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE).
COVID-19 consequences impact vulnerable groups more in the long term
The effects of the corona crisis have a greater impact on vulnerable groups in society, such as lower-educated adults, young people, the elderly and people with underlying health problems.
Exploratory RIVM calculations of nitrogen measures
The Dutch government announced its plans for the first steps in tackling the nitrogen deposition issue.
New edition of Dutch food composition database NEVO-online: compositional data on more than 2150 food items
EU air policy gives an average of 6 extra years of life in the Netherlands
Since the 1970s, European policies to improve air quality have resulted in fewer emissions in many countries.
New environmental noise and health guidelines
Exposure to environmental noise is expected to cause more health problems in the Netherlands. There is increasingly more noise, and new houses are being built closer to noise sources.