Environmental licence red tape slashed

The number of companies exempt from applying for environmental licences will go up by nearly 40,000 to 320,000 from January 1 because of harmonised and simplified procedures.

The environment ministry review is expected to save businesses €215m annually, reports the Financieele Dagblad.

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