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How is the maintenance of our rivers being managed?
After the July floodings there is still a lot of rubbish in our rivers, including trash that people dispose of there. DP MPs Gusty Graas and André Bauler wanted to know how the river's maintenance is being coordinated and when the rubbish will be cleaned.
read more...
When will the mobile home taken out of the Sûre?
In the wake of the inondations from last July a couple of mobile homes ended up in the Sûre, where they have remained until now. DP MP André Bauler wanted to know from the responsible minister when they will be taken away.
read more...
The danger of the Japanese beetle?
Two of our MPs, André Bauler and Gusty Graas, have asked the Minister of Agriculture about the current situation regarding the Japanese beetle in Luxembourg: which crops are the most at risk? How can the spread of the Japanese beetle be prevented and where can the discovery of such a beetle be reported?
read more...
How high is the damage caused by foxes?
DP MP Guy Arendt asked the ministers how many animals the fox has killed in recent years and how much economic damage has been caused. He also inquired as to the current state of the diseases detected in the tested foxes, and also raised the question whether one should not regulate the fox population again.
read more...
Has the presence of the stink bug already been confirmed in Luxembourg?
The stink bug is an invasive insect native to Asia that causes many headaches for winegrowers, fruit and vegetable producers. These bugs can indeed cause very serious damage in vines, orchards or vegetable gardens. DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas asked the ministers concerned whether these insects had already spread in Luxembourg and whether damage had already been detected in crops.
read more...
A "repair bonus" to boost the circular economy?
With a bonus, the Ministry of the Environment in Thuringia wants to encourage people to have their electrical appliances repaired instead of throwing them away. DP MP Max Hahn therefore asked if this would not be a way to strengthen the circular economy also here in Luxembourg.
read more...
More renaturalisation and an improved warning system
The floods of the summer have hit our country unexpectedly. In comparison to neighboring countries, Luxembourg had the chance that no one was injured. However, dramatic scenes unfolded here as well, and the water caused enormous damage. All of this in addition to a corona crisis which, on its own, is already affecting many people and companies.
read more...
Danger from tree trunks in the Attert?
DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas point out to the Ministry of the Environment that there are still tree trunks in the Attert river that pose a threat to the SEBES bridge. They are therefore asking the Minister what is being done to counter this risk and whether there are other places along the Attert where fallen trees could lead to jams during floods?
read more...
How much have farmers' crops suffered due to the weather in recent weeks?
In parts of Europe, cereal and potato harvests appear to have suffered from the rainy weather in recent weeks. What information have the ministry's services already been able to obtain and what consequences will there be for future harvests. Our MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas made inquiries with the Ministry.
read more...
Reclassification of Rindschleiden into a green zone?
According to a recent newspaper article, the Ministry of the Environment has proposed to reclassify the entire village of Rindschleiden into a green zone. DP MP André Bauler asked what the reasons were for this and what impact such decisions could have, in particular on possible claims for damages.
read more...
Suppression of a railway tunnel in Rumelange: what is the environmental impact?
In Rumelange, the CFL wants to destroy a historic railway tunnel, i.e. remove the ground above the tunnel, to modernize the track. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what environmental impact these works had.
read more...
What effects does the flood have on fish stocks?
Due to the recent floods, many fish have not been able to swim back into their stream or river. DP MP Gusty Graas asked the concerned minister whether she was already aware of the effects of the recent floods on the national fish stocks and whether the “plan de repeuplement” needed to be adjusted now.
read more...
Has there recently been a pollution of the Our near Lieler?
DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas have heard that there has been a recent pollution of the Our river near Lieler. They therefore wanted to know from the relevant minister if she had any further information on this incident.
read more...
Less flood risk due to additional retention measures along rivers?
Could the installation of polders that capture water masses during floods reduce the risk of flooding in rivers? DP MPs André Bauler and Carole Hartmann asked the responsible minister.
read more...
How strongly are the sewage treatment plants affected by the recent floods?
The floods apparently also damaged a number of sewage treatment plants, so that there is a risk of contaminated water flowing into the rivers. DP MP Gusty Graas asked the ministre responsible if this was the case, which sewage treatment plants were affected and what the impact was on the rivers.
read more...
Exchange of information between the old and new hunting syndicates
DP MPs André Bauler and Guy Arendt have heard that the secretaries of the former hunting syndicates are not allowed to give out the account numbers of forest, meadow and field owners to the new secretaries for data protection reasons. Therefore, they asked the Minister responsible how this problem could be solved.
read more...
Agroforestry: a solution to better resist climate change?
Global warming and increasingly frequent droughts have negative consequences for Luxembourg's agricultural land. Agroforestry could be a solution to protect our soils against drought. In this context, DP-MP André Bauler asked the Minister of Agriculture for more information on Agroforestry.
read more...
Luxembourg City: more space for people
Promoting soft mobility, giving people more space in public areas, making the city more attractive. Even before the pandemic, a lot of work had been done at the Knuedler, but the crisis certainly helped to speed up the process.
read more...
Environment and health go hand in hand
Our environment has a direct impact on our health in many ways. The Covid pandemic has clearly shown this. Therefore, the DP wants to strengthen the role of environmental medicine and the health policy.
read more...
Towards an international ban on geo-engineering?
Large mirrors in space, the scattering of particles in the atmosphere or the creation of artificial clouds to reflect the sun: these are just a few examples of the so-called "geo-engineering" that some scientists want to focus on in order to stop global warming. However, as the consequences of such far-reaching interventions in nature can be unpredictable and even potentially dramatic, DP MPs Gusty...
read more...
Rainwater systems in public buildings to save drinking water?
The installation of a rainwater system to use rainwater for various purposes is an opportunity to save drinking water, just as drought and heat put groundwater levels under stress. DP MPs Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the minister responsible how many public buildings are already equipped with such a system and what the plans for the future look like.
read more...
National capacities of waste disposal: Where do we stand?
The constant growth of our population goes hand in hand with an increase of waste that local authorities need to dispose of. In this context, the DP deputies Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the Minister of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development if the capacity of the incinerator in Leudelingen and the landfill Muertendall are to be expanded any time soon.
read more...
How many diseases have been detected in foxes?
It is known that foxes often transmit diseases. Now the ministry has warned of distemper detected in foxes. This disease can also be transmitted to dogs. Guy Arendt, member of the DP, asks the ministers concerned how many diseases have been detected in recent years in foxes and how to prevent the spread of these viruses.
read more...
Pollution of the Syr river by the Findel airport
Especially in winter, there are frequent pollutions of the Syr, due to the defrosting of aircraft at Findel. DP MP Gusty Graas asked if there was an analysis of how much the Syr is affected by this and what action is being taken to improve the situation.
read more...
How to optimize hunting in Luxembourg?
The Mouvement écologique has recently criticized the fact that wildlife damage in Luxembourg is too high and that more hunting needs to be done. DP MP Guy Arendt has some ideas on how to improve the efficiency of hunting and asks the Environment Minister what measures they intend to implement to optimize hunting.
read more...
Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
read more...
Additional noise abatement measures along motorways?
The action plan against noise on major highways does not a priori provide for strengthening protection against noise along the A1. However, it has come to the DP MP Carole Hartmann's attention that many people living near the motorway would like additional measures. Therefore, Carole Hartmann asked the responsible minister if other measures were possible.
read more...
Natur- an Ëmweltschutz
Natur- an Ëmweltschutz: Nohaltegkeet als Leetfuedem Fir d’DP ass en effizienten Natur- an Ëmweltschutz noutwenneg fir d’Biodiversitéit an d’Liewensqualitéit vun de Mënschen an eisem Land. Fir d’DP stinn eng aktiv Wirtschaftspolitik an e konsequenten Natur- an Ëmweltschutz net am Widdersproch. Am Géigendeel, d’Natur kennt kee Verbëtzen, si ass markéiert duerch eng Abberzuel un zouenen a stabille Kreesleef....
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Invasive aquatic species: Are the proposed measures successful?
The spinycheek crayfish and the signal crayfish are two invasive species that have been spreading throughout Europe for many years - with a devastating impact on local ecosystems. DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the concerned minister whether the measures proposed in the action plan had so far been successful, how many of these animals have been caught or fished in recent years...
read more...
Several questions regarding the lake of the Haute-Sûre
What has been the evolution of the lake's water levels in recent years? What is the condition of the dam wall? The deputy of the DP André Bauler addressed several questions to the competent ministers.
read more...
Drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters
The government announced a pilot project last summer to support the drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted more information on this pilot project.
read more...
What is the reaction of the Minister of the Environment to the resignation of the president of the FSHCL?
The president of the hunter's federation motivated his resignation by the lack of constructive collaboration and a "contempt" ("Missachten") on the part of the Minister of the Environment vis-à-vis hunters. DP MPs Guy Arendt and Gusty Graas wanted to know the minister's reaction to these allegations and how the current situation is planned to be resolved.
read more...
Too high a phosphate concentration in the water of the Haute-Sûre lake?
In a recent interview, the President of the Chamber of Agriculture regrets that no follow-up has been given to an analysis on the high concentration of phosphate in the water of the Haute-Sûre dam lake submitted to the Minister of the environment. This is why the deputy of the DP Gusty Graas asked for explanations on this subject from the minister in question.
read more...
What is the impact of the golden jackal on native fauna?
A possible first presence of the golden jackal in Luxembourg was detected recently. This is why the deputies of the DP André Bauler and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent minister what will be the impact of this new species on the native fauna and what is the general state in the fight against invasive alien species.
read more...
International recognition of ecocide as a crime: what efforts has Luxembourg undertaken so far?
The government has decided in its current coalition agreement that it will support the recognition of ecocide as a crime. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent ministers what Luxembourg's efforts have been so far in this direction.
read more...
Water from the Moselle river to water young vines?
The possibility of using water from the Moselle to irrigate young vines in times of extreme heat and drought already exists in Luxembourg, one only needs an authorization. However, few winegrowers take advantage of it, while the president of independent winegrowers is arguing for more use. What are the reasons for this? Should more information be provided on this possibility, or should the administrative...
read more...
Why has the driven hunt been prohibited?
The Ministry of Environment considers hunting as a "recreational activity" and therefore bans driven hunting until the 15th December. DP MP Guy Arendt asked the Minister which legislative text she was referring to in order to classify hunting accordingly. According to the MP, the hunt is not explicitly covered by the new Covid law and one should still be able to hunt with the necessary distance and...
read more...
How is the maintenance of our rivers being managed?
After the July floodings there is still a lot of rubbish in our rivers, including trash that people dispose of there. DP MPs Gusty Graas and André Bauler wanted to know how the river's maintenance is being coordinated and when the rubbish will be cleaned.
read more...
When will the mobile home taken out of the Sûre?
In the wake of the inondations from last July a couple of mobile homes ended up in the Sûre, where they have remained until now. DP MP André Bauler wanted to know from the responsible minister when they will be taken away.
read more...
The danger of the Japanese beetle?
Two of our MPs, André Bauler and Gusty Graas, have asked the Minister of Agriculture about the current situation regarding the Japanese beetle in Luxembourg: which crops are the most at risk? How can the spread of the Japanese beetle be prevented and where can the discovery of such a beetle be reported?
read more...
How high is the damage caused by foxes?
DP MP Guy Arendt asked the ministers how many animals the fox has killed in recent years and how much economic damage has been caused. He also inquired as to the current state of the diseases detected in the tested foxes, and also raised the question whether one should not regulate the fox population again.
read more...
Has the presence of the stink bug already been confirmed in Luxembourg?
The stink bug is an invasive insect native to Asia that causes many headaches for winegrowers, fruit and vegetable producers. These bugs can indeed cause very serious damage in vines, orchards or vegetable gardens. DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas asked the ministers concerned whether these insects had already spread in Luxembourg and whether damage had already been detected in crops.
read more...
A "repair bonus" to boost the circular economy?
With a bonus, the Ministry of the Environment in Thuringia wants to encourage people to have their electrical appliances repaired instead of throwing them away. DP MP Max Hahn therefore asked if this would not be a way to strengthen the circular economy also here in Luxembourg.
read more...
More renaturalisation and an improved warning system
The floods of the summer have hit our country unexpectedly. In comparison to neighboring countries, Luxembourg had the chance that no one was injured. However, dramatic scenes unfolded here as well, and the water caused enormous damage. All of this in addition to a corona crisis which, on its own, is already affecting many people and companies.
read more...
Danger from tree trunks in the Attert?
DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas point out to the Ministry of the Environment that there are still tree trunks in the Attert river that pose a threat to the SEBES bridge. They are therefore asking the Minister what is being done to counter this risk and whether there are other places along the Attert where fallen trees could lead to jams during floods?
read more...
How much have farmers' crops suffered due to the weather in recent weeks?
In parts of Europe, cereal and potato harvests appear to have suffered from the rainy weather in recent weeks. What information have the ministry's services already been able to obtain and what consequences will there be for future harvests. Our MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas made inquiries with the Ministry.
read more...
Reclassification of Rindschleiden into a green zone?
According to a recent newspaper article, the Ministry of the Environment has proposed to reclassify the entire village of Rindschleiden into a green zone. DP MP André Bauler asked what the reasons were for this and what impact such decisions could have, in particular on possible claims for damages.
read more...
Suppression of a railway tunnel in Rumelange: what is the environmental impact?
In Rumelange, the CFL wants to destroy a historic railway tunnel, i.e. remove the ground above the tunnel, to modernize the track. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn asked what environmental impact these works had.
read more...
What effects does the flood have on fish stocks?
Due to the recent floods, many fish have not been able to swim back into their stream or river. DP MP Gusty Graas asked the concerned minister whether she was already aware of the effects of the recent floods on the national fish stocks and whether the “plan de repeuplement” needed to be adjusted now.
read more...
Has there recently been a pollution of the Our near Lieler?
DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas have heard that there has been a recent pollution of the Our river near Lieler. They therefore wanted to know from the relevant minister if she had any further information on this incident.
read more...
Less flood risk due to additional retention measures along rivers?
Could the installation of polders that capture water masses during floods reduce the risk of flooding in rivers? DP MPs André Bauler and Carole Hartmann asked the responsible minister.
read more...
How strongly are the sewage treatment plants affected by the recent floods?
The floods apparently also damaged a number of sewage treatment plants, so that there is a risk of contaminated water flowing into the rivers. DP MP Gusty Graas asked the ministre responsible if this was the case, which sewage treatment plants were affected and what the impact was on the rivers.
read more...
Exchange of information between the old and new hunting syndicates
DP MPs André Bauler and Guy Arendt have heard that the secretaries of the former hunting syndicates are not allowed to give out the account numbers of forest, meadow and field owners to the new secretaries for data protection reasons. Therefore, they asked the Minister responsible how this problem could be solved.
read more...
Agroforestry: a solution to better resist climate change?
Global warming and increasingly frequent droughts have negative consequences for Luxembourg's agricultural land. Agroforestry could be a solution to protect our soils against drought. In this context, DP-MP André Bauler asked the Minister of Agriculture for more information on Agroforestry.
read more...
Luxembourg City: more space for people
Promoting soft mobility, giving people more space in public areas, making the city more attractive. Even before the pandemic, a lot of work had been done at the Knuedler, but the crisis certainly helped to speed up the process.
read more...
Environment and health go hand in hand
Our environment has a direct impact on our health in many ways. The Covid pandemic has clearly shown this. Therefore, the DP wants to strengthen the role of environmental medicine and the health policy.
read more...
Towards an international ban on geo-engineering?
Large mirrors in space, the scattering of particles in the atmosphere or the creation of artificial clouds to reflect the sun: these are just a few examples of the so-called "geo-engineering" that some scientists want to focus on in order to stop global warming. However, as the consequences of such far-reaching interventions in nature can be unpredictable and even potentially dramatic, DP MPs Gusty...
read more...
Rainwater systems in public buildings to save drinking water?
The installation of a rainwater system to use rainwater for various purposes is an opportunity to save drinking water, just as drought and heat put groundwater levels under stress. DP MPs Max Hahn and André Bauler asked the minister responsible how many public buildings are already equipped with such a system and what the plans for the future look like.
read more...
National capacities of waste disposal: Where do we stand?
The constant growth of our population goes hand in hand with an increase of waste that local authorities need to dispose of. In this context, the DP deputies Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the Minister of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development if the capacity of the incinerator in Leudelingen and the landfill Muertendall are to be expanded any time soon.
read more...
How many diseases have been detected in foxes?
It is known that foxes often transmit diseases. Now the ministry has warned of distemper detected in foxes. This disease can also be transmitted to dogs. Guy Arendt, member of the DP, asks the ministers concerned how many diseases have been detected in recent years in foxes and how to prevent the spread of these viruses.
read more...
Pollution of the Syr river by the Findel airport
Especially in winter, there are frequent pollutions of the Syr, due to the defrosting of aircraft at Findel. DP MP Gusty Graas asked if there was an analysis of how much the Syr is affected by this and what action is being taken to improve the situation.
read more...
How to optimize hunting in Luxembourg?
The Mouvement écologique has recently criticized the fact that wildlife damage in Luxembourg is too high and that more hunting needs to be done. DP MP Guy Arendt has some ideas on how to improve the efficiency of hunting and asks the Environment Minister what measures they intend to implement to optimize hunting.
read more...
Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
read more...
Additional noise abatement measures along motorways?
The action plan against noise on major highways does not a priori provide for strengthening protection against noise along the A1. However, it has come to the DP MP Carole Hartmann's attention that many people living near the motorway would like additional measures. Therefore, Carole Hartmann asked the responsible minister if other measures were possible.
read more...
Natur- an Ëmweltschutz
Natur- an Ëmweltschutz: Nohaltegkeet als Leetfuedem Fir d’DP ass en effizienten Natur- an Ëmweltschutz noutwenneg fir d’Biodiversitéit an d’Liewensqualitéit vun de Mënschen an eisem Land. Fir d’DP stinn eng aktiv Wirtschaftspolitik an e konsequenten Natur- an Ëmweltschutz net am Widdersproch. Am Géigendeel, d’Natur kennt kee Verbëtzen, si ass markéiert duerch eng Abberzuel un zouenen a stabille Kreesleef....
read more...
Invasive aquatic species: Are the proposed measures successful?
The spinycheek crayfish and the signal crayfish are two invasive species that have been spreading throughout Europe for many years - with a devastating impact on local ecosystems. DP MPs André Bauler and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the concerned minister whether the measures proposed in the action plan had so far been successful, how many of these animals have been caught or fished in recent years...
read more...
Several questions regarding the lake of the Haute-Sûre
What has been the evolution of the lake's water levels in recent years? What is the condition of the dam wall? The deputy of the DP André Bauler addressed several questions to the competent ministers.
read more...
Drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters
The government announced a pilot project last summer to support the drone rescue of fawns from combine harvesters. DP MPs Max Hahn and Gusty Graas wanted more information on this pilot project.
read more...
What is the reaction of the Minister of the Environment to the resignation of the president of the FSHCL?
The president of the hunter's federation motivated his resignation by the lack of constructive collaboration and a "contempt" ("Missachten") on the part of the Minister of the Environment vis-à-vis hunters. DP MPs Guy Arendt and Gusty Graas wanted to know the minister's reaction to these allegations and how the current situation is planned to be resolved.
read more...
Too high a phosphate concentration in the water of the Haute-Sûre lake?
In a recent interview, the President of the Chamber of Agriculture regrets that no follow-up has been given to an analysis on the high concentration of phosphate in the water of the Haute-Sûre dam lake submitted to the Minister of the environment. This is why the deputy of the DP Gusty Graas asked for explanations on this subject from the minister in question.
read more...
What is the impact of the golden jackal on native fauna?
A possible first presence of the golden jackal in Luxembourg was detected recently. This is why the deputies of the DP André Bauler and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent minister what will be the impact of this new species on the native fauna and what is the general state in the fight against invasive alien species.
read more...
International recognition of ecocide as a crime: what efforts has Luxembourg undertaken so far?
The government has decided in its current coalition agreement that it will support the recognition of ecocide as a crime. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Max Hahn wanted to know from the competent ministers what Luxembourg's efforts have been so far in this direction.
read more...
Water from the Moselle river to water young vines?
The possibility of using water from the Moselle to irrigate young vines in times of extreme heat and drought already exists in Luxembourg, one only needs an authorization. However, few winegrowers take advantage of it, while the president of independent winegrowers is arguing for more use. What are the reasons for this? Should more information be provided on this possibility, or should the administrative...
read more...
Why has the driven hunt been prohibited?
The Ministry of Environment considers hunting as a "recreational activity" and therefore bans driven hunting until the 15th December. DP MP Guy Arendt asked the Minister which legislative text she was referring to in order to classify hunting accordingly. According to the MP, the hunt is not explicitly covered by the new Covid law and one should still be able to hunt with the necessary distance and...
read more...
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