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The Environmental Protection Act

Netherlands Current 1993

This act includes a section on environmental reporting for the 'largest polluters' of the country. The system of environmental reporting is based on the European PRTR Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 166/2006), with additional requirements that originated from the former Dutch system, the Environmental Annual Report (MJV).

Issuer name

The ministry of Justice

More information

The environmental reporting system is intended to provide the government with quantitative information that is needed to comply with international reporting obligations (for the EU and the UN), and to evaluate the state of the environment and the impact of environmental policies. To date, about 800 facilities submit a PRTR report.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

Applies to the 'largest polluters' of the country

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Environmental impact report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Land Use & Forests, Energy, Materials & Resource Efficiency (circularity), Waste & Hazardous Substances, Water, Pollution, Environmental Compliance & Risk







Date of publication


Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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