Legislation about environmental odours in The Netherlands

  In this report, the state of the legislation related with environmental odours in the Netherlands is reviewed. It could be said that this is one of the most advanced legislation in the world in this field and its content could be of use for any other legislation about environmental odour emission. Several activities has been selected from the list of potential air-emitting activites in the Netherlands due to potential odour release emissions.

Montalban F.1
1. Faculty of Biology University of Seville.
Competing interests: The author has declared that no competing interests exist.
Academic editor: Carlos N Díaz.
Citation: Montalban F (2008) Legislación Sobre Olores en Holanda (Legislation on environmental odours in The Netherlands). www.olores.org.
Recibido: 8 de mayo 2008; Aceptado 26 junio 2008; Publicado 1 septiembre 2008.
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Keywords: Odours, legislation, The Netherlands, Holland, Odour units, olfactometry.


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Carlos is the editor-chief of olores.org and has been in the odour world since 2001. Since then, Carlos has attended over 90 conferences in odour management, both national and international and authored a few papers on the subject. He has also organized a few international meetings and courses. Carlos owns a small company named Ambiente et Odora (AEO). He spends his free time with his wife and his twins, Laura and Daniel, and of course, writing on olores.org.