Because the municipal biomass plant in Meerhoven annually produces about 0.15 grams of nitrogen precipitation on protected nature in the Kempen, the municipality of Eindhoven is facing a fine of 5,000 euros per week.

Last week, the municipality received a letter about this from the Brabant-Southeast Environment Agency (ODZOB). The same fate will in any case affect eleven other owners of biomass plants in Brabant. In all these cases, the province intervenes via the Environment Agency because these energy factories do not have the required nature conservation permit.

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