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Environmental Law and Planning Law

Environmental law and planning law cover all rules relating to structuring the physical and natural environment, such as environmental regulations (water, air, noise, nature, external safety, hazardous substances and waste), spatial planning and zoning and urban, industrial and rural development.

Environmental Law and Planning Law

Environmental Management Act (Wet milieubeheer)
Spatial Planning Act (Wet ruimtelijke ordening)
Crisis and Recovery Act (Crisis- en herstelwet)
Environmental Permitting (General Provisions) Act (Wabo) / Environment and Planning Act (Omgevingswet)
Environmental permits
Water Act (Waterwet)
Damages resulting from government planning decisions
Soil Protection Act (Wet bodembescherming)
Nuclear Energy Act (Kernenergiewet)
Environmental Impact Assessments
Planning decisions and zoning plans
European Services Directive
Emissions trading (EU ETS)
European Energy Efficiency Directive (EED)
REACH compliance

Due Diligence,
environmental permit,

Nature Conservation Law

Act on Nature Conservation (Wet Natuurbescherming)
Prior to January 2017: Nature Conservation Act 1998 (Natuurbeschermingswet 1998) and Flora and Fauna Act (Flora- en faunawet)
Birds and Habitat Directives
Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA)
NNN (Natuur Netwerk Nederland, formerly EHS (Ecologische Hoofd Structuur))
Statement of no objections (verklaring van geen bedenkingen)

Government Bodies

ENVIR Advocaten has experience with among others the following government bodies:

Ministries, provinces, municipalities and water boards
Omgevingsdiensten en Regionale Uitvoeringsdiensten
Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT)
Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA)
Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)
European Commission (EC)

Due Diligence

Due Diligence support with respect to environmental law, planning law, nature conservation law and general administrative law aspects of M&A and real estate transactions and financing.

See also:
General Administrative Law
Nature Conservation Law