Environment

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Animal Welfare - Apply for subsidies

The purpose of animal welfare promotion is to support livestock farmers in introducing or maintaining particularly animal-friendly husbandry practices.

Apply for a certificate of competence for the dispensing of plant protection products

You need a certificate of competence for the dispensing of plant protection products if you place plant protection products on the market on a commercial basis or want to...

Apply for exemption for the use of non-organic seed/non-organic seed potatoes.

You would like to use conventional seed for experimental purposes on your organic farm, but you do not know whether this is allowed? If necessary, the competent authority (in...

Apply for permission to set up bee colonies in protection districts of bee colonization centers in Thuringia

Are you a beekeeper and the intended location of your bees is within a 7 km radius of a beekeeping site in Thuringia? Then you need an installation permit.

Approval of companies to carry out demolition and renovation work on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles containing weakly bound asbestos products (Annex I No. 2.4.2 Para. 4 Hazardous Substances Ordinance)

You may only carry out demolition and renovation work on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles containing weakly bound asbestos products if you have received approval for...

Batteries - Disposal

Here you will find information on the disposal of used batteries.

Biotope protection

Here you can get information about biotope protection.

Dangerous Substances and Mixtures: Commercial Handling - Permit according to the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance

For the commercial distribution of substances or preparations that must be labeled with the hazard symbols T (toxic) or T+ (very toxic) according to the Hazardous Substances...

Disposal of CDs/DVDs

Instead of "temporarily storing" CDs that are no longer used in drawers or disposing of them in the trash can, the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) recommends giving...

EMAS register registration

As a conclusion of the EMAS certification you can register your organization in the EMAS register.

Electronic scrap disposal

The waste disposal of private households and thus also the disposal of e-waste from private households is the responsibility of the districts and independent cities as public...

Environmental Company Information System of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (Ecofinder)

The IHK ecoFinder is Germany's largest portal for organizations and companies from the environmental and energy sector. Here you can find competent providers of products and...

Environmental Impact Assessment

For a large number of projects and plans that are expected to have significant environmental impacts, an environmental impact assessment (EIA) is required as early as the...

Flood / flood protection

If you want to learn about flood protection, you can find out more here.

Flood 2013 Information on emergency aid

In view of the high level of damage caused by the floods, the German government is providing 100 million euros in emergency aid to the German states affected by the floods. The...

Forest first afforestation - apply for permission

Do you want to create new forest and do something to bind carbon dioxide, enhance the landscape in areas with little forest and do something against erosion? If so, you need to...

Forestry Association Recognition

Association of recognized forest management groups or similar associations for the purpose of adapting forestry production to market requirements. You would like to establish a...

Forestry community recognition

Association of landowners for the joint management of their forest areas in a forestry cooperative (FBG) Thuringia: You would like to establish a forest management association...

Hazardous substances: Accident in the company - obligation to notify

As an entrepreneur, you must immediately report accidents or operational malfunctions caused by activities involving hazardous substances to the responsible authority.

Heating oil storage facilities

You must notify the competent body of the construction or modification of heating oil storage facilities.

Highly radioactive sources Registration

You must report the delivery, acquisition, other whereabouts, and leak tests of highly radioactive sources to the HRQ Registry. In Germany, highly radioactive sources are used...

Hornets - granting of species protection exemptions for nest relocation, nest removal

Hornets are useful and peaceful insects. A large hornet colony can feed up to 500 grams of insects to its brood in one day. There is also no increased risk of being stung by a...

Household waste disposal

The disposal of waste and thus also of household waste/residual waste from private households as well as of other disposal waste from other areas of origin is the responsibility...

Immission control (immissions/emissions)

The term immission control covers all efforts to limit immissions to a level that is acceptable to people and the environment in the long term. The main instrument of immission...

Immission control - plant inspection

In the vicinity of agricultural, commercial and industrial facilities, noise, dust and odor emissions can cause health problems for residents. Information about the facilities...

Immission control: Announcement as expert in the sense of § 29a BImSchG

If you would like to be commissioned as an expert to carry out safety inspections and inspections of safety-related documents, you must apply to the competent authority for...

Immission control: Notification of bodies within the meaning of § 26 BImSchG

Pursuant to § 26 of the Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG), the competent supervisory authority may order the operator of an installation requiring a permit or - insofar as...

Issue fishing permits - receive information

Owners of fishing rights (Fischereiausübungsberechtigter), for example owners of a body of water, may issue fishing permits to individuals or corporations. The lower fishery...

Misdemeanor - Display

If you want the police department or the competent fine office to investigate a misdemeanor, you must report it in writing, by e-mail, fax or simply by telephone.

Motor vehicle fine dust sticker obtained (green environmental sticker)

If you want to drive into an environmental zone, you need a fine dust sticker (environmental badge). You can get information here.

Motor vehicle: environmental bonus (scrapping bonus)

Up to now, the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) has used funds from the Economic Stimulus Package II to grant a so-called environmental bonus (scrapping...

Natura 2000

Natura 2000 is a system of protected areas established by the European Union on a uniform basis throughout Europe. It comprises the areas designated by the member states in...

Noise protection

see immission control (immissions/emissions)

Non-profit and commercial collections of waste - notification procedure

You would like to collect non-profit or commercially recyclable waste from private households? Then you must notify the competent body at least three months before the start of...

Notification for the application of pesticides in community facilities.

Pesticides for the destruction of pests must be applied in such a way that people in community facilities and the environment are not endangered. The application of pesticides...

Notifications for the performance of demolition and renovation work with asbestos or materials containing asbestos on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles (Annex I No. 2.4.2 Ordinance on Hazardous Substances)

According to Annex I No. 2.4.2 of the Ordinance on Hazardous Substances, demolition and renovation work on or in existing plants, buildings or vehicles containing weakly bound...

Obtain hiking maps and special maps

Purchase of hiking maps / special maps (thematic overview maps)

Offset wastewater levy

You have to pay a wastewater levy for discharging wastewater into a surface water/groundwater and have invested in the new construction/expansion of wastewater...

Permission for the use of an approved plant protection product in another application area according to § 22 (2) PflSchG

You want to use a plant protection product on your farm that is not approved for use in this crop. In this case, you need an individual farm permit, which must be applied for at...

Permission for the use of plant protection products on non-crop land according to § 12 (2) PflSchG

You would like to apply plant protection products such as weed killers on traffic areas, paths, squares, unvegetated sports facilities or yard areas? For this you need a special...

Problem materials disposal

The waste disposal of private households and thus also of problematic substances from private households is the responsibility of the counties and independent cities as public...

Protection against non-ionizing radiation - Inspection of equipment - Notification as inspection body

The competent authority must monitor compliance with the regulations when operating facilities for the application of non-ionizing radiation to humans outside of medicine, also...

Registration of companies according to Art. 65 of the Plant Health Regulation (EU) 2016/2031

You want to import plants subject to certification / passport obligation into the EU? You want to move plants with plant passport obligation within the EU?

Request fishing license issuance

To practice angling, it is necessary to apply for and obtain a fishing license in Thuringia. The application processing takes place in the responsible municipality.

Request information on contaminated sites or soil protection cadastre

You would like to know whether there is a suspicion of contaminated sites or harmful soil changes on a property? Then you can apply for information from the register of...

Revitalization of brownfields

Do you want to upgrade unsightly areas in your town? Do you want to reuse a brownfield site and need financial support for demolition and unsealing? Then apply for funding for...

Show the start of waste management activity

If you want to collect or transport waste or trade in waste, you must notify the competent authority of the activity.

Soil protection

Along with water and air, soil is an indispensable basis of life for humans, animals and plants. It fulfills a variety of functions. Among other things, soil is essential for...

Species protection (Washington Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) - Marketing authorization

The animal and plant species listed in Annexes A and B of Regulation (EC) No. 338/97 of 09.12.1996 (as amended) are subject to a fundamental marketing ban. The EC-legal...

Substances hazardous to water: commercial handling - notification

Facilities for handling substances hazardous to water pose a particular threat to water bodies. These include, in particular, oil heating systems, filling stations, facilities...

Voluntary Ecological Year

See Thuringia year

Waste consulting

If you have any questions about waste disposal, prevention and recycling, you can contact the relevant departments.

Waste law

Waste law comprises the entirety of all legal standards on the subject of waste. According to the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act (KrWG), waste is any material or...

Water law

Water law comprises the federal and state standards that relate to the order and management of surface waters and groundwater. In principle, water bodies can only be managed...

Water supervision

If you are aware of possible water hazards, you can report this to the lower water authority.

Waters (public): commercial use (groundwater heat pumps > 100m) - permit

If you want to install and operate a groundwater heat pump, you need a water law permit for the extraction and reinjection of groundwater.

Wild birds - taking in and caring for injured, helpless or sick animals.

According to nature conservation regulations, it is permitted to take in injured, helpless or sick birds and nurse them back to health. The animals are to be released back into...

Wild garbage disposal

If you wish to report litter or illegally disposed garbage, you can contact the relevant authority and they will initiate the disposal.

official recognition of an experimental facility for plant protection products

Non-official testing facilities operated or established by a private or public entity may be officially recognized upon application.

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