Denmark aims to streamline environmental laws

Denmark is aiming to simplify its environmental and food laws from 95 to 43 in order to reduce bureaucracy and make them more effective and efficient for businesses and NGOs

Denmark is aiming to simplify its environmental and food laws from 95 to 43 in order to reduce bureaucracy and make them more effective and efficient for businesses and NGOs.

On Tuesday, an expert panel set up by Denmark’s environment and food minister Esben Lunde Larsen unveiled the proposal.

“Today, the environmental legislation is hard to access and difficult to understand due to the large number of laws,” Larsen told ENDS. “Businesses often have to look into several laws to be in compliance with environmental law.”

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