Gerechtsgebouw Aruba

Main topics

Nature topics:

•    Species
•    Habitat; terrestrial and marine

Environmental topics:

•    Waste
•    Sound, Light and Vibration
•    Hazardous Substances
•    Climate change
•    Air quality
•    Soil quality
•    Water quality
•    Companies
•    External safety
•    Environment and Health

Species and Habitat subtopics:

•    Ecological main structure
•    Flora and fauna
•    Habitat
•    Natural environmental quality
•    Coastal areas; coral reefs, mangrove forests, wetlands and seagrass fields
•    Nature management
•    Nature protection

Solid Waste subtopics:

•    Solid Waste collection
•    Solid Waste separation and waste treatment, processing of hard-to-degrade substances and hazardous residues
•    Solid Waste storage, residual waste, illegal dumping and litter waste
•    Discharging at sea
•    Sanitation provision system

Sound, Light and Vibrations subtopics:

•    Industry and installations
•    Noise disturbances and events
•    Traffic and aviation
•    Ambient noise
•    Long-term exposure to sound and decibel scale

Hazardous Substance Subtopics:

•    Pesticide use
•    Risk sources production
•    Transport, storage and transshipment

Climate change and air quality subtopics:

•    Flooding
•    Flooding based on an increase in precipitation
•    Drought, decrease precipitation
•    Carbon binding and storage
•    Stench and fertilizers
•    Pollutants discharge and particulate matter
•    Sea level rise
•    Temperature change

Soil quality subtopics:

•    Building materials
•    Earthquake
•    Erosion
•    Geology and desiccation
•    Landscape quality
•    Cultural history
•    Pollution
•    Purification

Water quality subtopics:

•    Drinking water supply
•    Groundwater
•    Coastal water quality
•    Discharge to the sea
•    Rainwater reservoirs and drainage
•    Beaches
•    Fishing

Business subtopics:

•    Corporate activities
•    Economic development
•    Tourism
•    Environmentally friendly facilities
•    Environmental inspection
•    Permits
•    Environmental effect reporting
•    Internal environmental management system

External Security subtopics:

•    Risks of transport and storage of hazardous substances
•    Use of airport
•    Disaster relief
•    Disaster prevention and management
•    Environmental incidents, oil spill

Environmental and Health subtopics:

•    Noise disturbance
•    Environmental threats
•    Diseases
•    Health risks due to environmental factors
•    Living environment improvements
•    Harmful substances and health effects

Directorate of Nature & Environment
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Directorate of Nature & Environment

Bernardstraat 75

San Nicolas, Aruba

Telephone: +297 584-1199

Email: info@dnmaruba.org

Website: http://www.dnmaruba.org

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