In the essay ‘Changing track, changing tack’ PBL, the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, summarises 40 years of Dutch environmental policy and draws lessons for the future.
The EPA Network brochure has been released. This describes the establishment and structure of the Network as well highlighting some important outputs and achievements. You can download a copy here or contact the secretary to get a hard copy.
Federal Environment Agency / Umweltbundesamt, Germany
The Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) is the central scientific authority for environmental protection in
The Federal Environment Agency was established by an act of the Federal German Parliament (Bundestag) on 22 July 1974. Together with the Agency for Nature Conservation and the Office for Radiation Protection, the Umweltbundesamt provides a scientific basis for environmental policy in
The Federal government has assigned the Agency with a variety of duties which can be divided into the following categories:
Budget and number of staff
In 2011 the Agency had a budget of 99 million euros, of which 26 million were allocated to the annual Environmental Research Plan the Agency administrates for the Ministry of the Environment.
The Agency has about 1,400 employees (2011) working at 13 locations, including seven of the Agency’s monitoring stations. Approximately 800 employees work at the Agency’s headquarters in
Areas of responsibility
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