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Dutch Farmers are Upset at the Government Posted by on Feb 12, 2020

A few months ago, Sten wrote a post about the nitrogen crisis or the stikstofcrisis in the Netherlands and the effects on speed limit and the construction industry. In this post, I would like to focus on the Dutch farmers, how this crisis has affected farming and what the farmers and government have been doing…

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The Dutch Nitrogen Crisis: Explained Posted by on Nov 18, 2019

It was only in 2012 when the Dutch overheid (government) passed a wet (law) to allow 130 km/h (80 mph) on snelwegen (highways), up from 120 km/h (75 mph). And now, in a matter of days, a besluit (decision) was made to limit it to 100 km/h (62 mph) again, starting on January 1. A nieuwjaarsresolutie (New Year’s resolution), so to…

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