Environmental Regulations

This is an explanation of the Dutch environmental regulations for companies. Most environmental regulations for companies can be found in the Activities Decree and/or in a permit. But other regulations may also apply.

Most companies do not need a permit for environmental aspects.

Environmental policy

The website government.nl gives information in English about Dutch environmental policy:

  • Roles and responsibilities of Central Government
  • Roles and responsibilities of provincial government, municipal governments and water authorities
  • Resource Efficiency
  • Biofuels
  • Environmental Risk Management
  • Air quality