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European Soil Directive offers the Netherlands policy flexibility and obligations

Newsitem | 22-12-2006

European Soil Directive offers the Netherlands policy flexibility and obligations The European Commission has made a proposal for a Framework Directive for soil protection. Many basic principles in this Directive link up with Dutch soil policy. The broad framework of the Directive offers flexibility, but also leads to uncertainty about its possible effect in concrete situations in practice involving soil sealing, loss of organic matter and salinization caused by sea level rise.

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