RIVM creates overview of nitrogen monitoring in water in Europe
The 2020 Nitrate Report: nitrate levels in the water on farms on the rise again since 2017
Improvement of air quality continues
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.
Interim injunction decision Nitrogen
In an interim injunction proceeding between Mesdag Zuivelfonds, Stichting Stikstofclaim and RIVM, the court has ruled that RIVM must decide on the availability and disclosure of data before 1 Janua
Exploratory RIVM calculations of nitrogen measures
The Dutch government announced its plans for the first steps in tackling the nitrogen deposition issue.
Openness about nitrogen
There is concern about the current approach to nitrogen and the proposed measures; these concerns have been expressed in Dutch society as a whole and amongst farmers in particular.
Slightly fewer adult smokers
In 2018, 22.4 per cent of the Dutch adult population indicated they were occasional smokers.