Factsheet: Nitrates

Nitrates

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Grand-Ducal Regulation of November 24, 2000 on the use of nitrogen fertilizers in agriculture.
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Règlement grand-ducal du 24 novembre 2000 concernant l’utilisation de fertilisants azotés dans l’agriculture.
Description: 
This Regulation aims to reduce water pollution caused or induced by nitrates from agricultural sources and prevents further pollution.
Goal/Aim: 
Water protection against nitrate pollution of agricultural origin.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l'Agriculture, de la viticulture et de la Protection des consommateurs - Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Consumer Protection

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2000
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014