Cabinet allocates € 5 billion extra for nitrogen measures NOW

The government will allocate an extra 5 billion euros for the next ten years to reduce nitrogen emissions and precipitation. These are measures within agriculture, but also for aviation, industry, shipping and traffic. In addition, legislation is being worked on to record the nitrogen target. The Hague sources confirm this to NU.nl on Monday after […]

RIVM: Mesdagfonds made mistakes in nitrogen calculations NOW

The nitrogen calculations of the Mesdag Fund are incorrect, reports the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) on Tuesday. This is partly due to the fact that the dairy farmers’ interest group made two errors in the calculations. The Mesdag Fund believes that the RIVM calculates the nitrogen contribution from agriculture in […]

New maximum speed will start on some routes on Friday 13 March NOW

The new maximum speed of 100 km / h applies on some Dutch roads from Friday morning 13 March. As soon as the signs are visible, motorists must adhere to the new speed limit. Many new plates will be revealed in the night from Thursday 12 to Friday 13 March. Rijkswaterstaat reported this to NU.nl […]

Operation for lowering the maximum speed costs twice as much as expected NOW

Reducing the maximum speed to 100 kilometers per hour costs the government 19 million euros, Rijkswaterstaat confirms to NU.nl after reporting by The Telegraph Monday. Previously, an account of 7 million euros was assumed. According to Rijkswaterstaat, the price of 7 million euros was only aimed at adjusting all four thousand speed signs along the […]

EIB: Construction is standing still for two years due to nitrogen crisis NOW

Construction production increased in 2019, but will come to a halt in 2020 and 2021 as a result of the nitrogen problem. The new construction of houses and infrastructure projects in particular are being hit hard. That is the conclusion of the Economic Institute for Construction (EIB) in the study published Wednesday Expectations construction production […]

More than five hundred pig farmers want to be bought out NOW

503 registrations of pig farmers who want to be bought out have arrived at the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV). That is more than the government expected: the reserved amount of 180 million euros is likely to be exceeded, the ministry announced on Thursday. It is not yet clear how much money […]