Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
- all communications between the Netherlands and the European Commission on nitrogen emissions between 2009 and 2019
- all communications between the Netherlands and the European Commission on the protection of Natura-2000-areas between 2009 and 2019
Wetstraat 155 box 92
Thank you for your e-mail dated 18/10/2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
22/10/2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/5979 concerning nitrogen
emissions and GestDem 2019/5981 concerning Natura-2000.
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Dear Mr Spekschoor,
We are very sorry there was an error in the e-mailing address, in the
message we sent you yesterday.
From: ENV NATURE
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2019 6:01 PM
To: '[email address]'
Subject: GestDem 2019/5981// your access to documents request on the
protection of Natura-2000-areas in the Netherlands
Dear Mr Spekschoor,
On behalf of Mr O’Briain please find enclosed the reply to your e-mail
dated 18/10/2019 requesting access to documents on the protection of
Natura-2000-areas in the Netherlands.
Please also note that no paper copy will follow.
Unit D.3 – Nature Protection
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Please find attached document Ares(2019)7081902 from OLAZABAL Claudia (ENV.D.1) dated 15/11/2019.
Veuillez trouver ci-joint le document Ares(2019)7081902 de OLAZABAL Claudia (ENV.D.1) daté du 15/11/2019.
Thank you for your message.
You asked me to reduce the scope of my request. I can do that in three ways.
- I originally asked for all communication about nitrogen emissions AND about Natura 2000 sites. To narrow that down: I would like to have the communication about nitrogen in relation to Natura 2000 sites. That would probably exclude a lot.
- I originally asked for the communication from both sides, so from the Netherlands and from the Commission. To narrow that down, I can just ask for all communication from the Commission to the Netherlands.
- Finally, I asked for the communication between 2009 and 2019. To narrow that down as well, I would just ask for all the communication between 2014 and 2019.
That would make the new request: I would like to receive all communication from the European Commission to the Netherlands about nitrogen emissions in relation to natura 2000 sites between 2014 and 2019.
I hope this works for you. If you have any further suggestions, you can reach me on my emailadress [email address] or by phone, 0032-471731586.
Thomas Spekschoor (NOS, dutch public tv)