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Many European countries fail to meet air quality standards

Many European countries are failing to comply with international and European standards on air quality. Moreover, many ...

News item | 30-01-2019 | 12:00

Unsubsidised wind farms unlikely in the near future, despite sharp fall in costs

The cost of offshore wind energy is projected to fall spectacularly. Unsubsidised offshore wind farms, however, are unlikely in ...

News item | 27-09-2018 | 00:00

Swift and well-organised start to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The Dutch government has firmly committed itself to the worldwide achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development ...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 12:00

More coherence needed in energy policy

Dutch energy policy needs a more coherent approach to achieve its goals of affordability, sustainability and reliability.

News item | 10-12-2015 | 13:56

Sustainable energy targets not feasible without extra billions for offshore windfarms or projects abroad

SDE+ incentive scheme: good instrument, disappointing results

News item | 16-04-2015 | 14:54

Financial risks from TenneT’s foreign activities

Arno Visser: ‘Robust supervision of TenneT required’

News item | 25-02-2015 | 15:04

Consideration of water quality in I&M budget

In a letter to the House of Representatives of 15 October 2014, the Court of Audit commented on a number of matters in the 2015 ...

News item | 15-10-2014 | 10:39

Appoint a single nature manager for the Wadden area

Thirteen managing authorities currently active; complex organisation an obstacle to achieving goals

News item | 28-11-2013 | 11:50

Eight supreme audit institutions report on enforcement of EU Regulation on international waste shipments

National Courts of Audit of eight European countries publish a joint report on audits of the enforcement of the EU Waste Shipment ...

News item | 14-10-2013 | 13:03

Comments on the Ministry of Economic Affairs' budget for 2014

The Court of Audit will forward a series of letters on the government's 2014 budget to the House of Representatives in the coming ...

News item | 02-10-2013 | 13:06

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