Typical assignments

Here we present a list with typical assignments of MOB staff. This list is not exhaustive: 

Typical assignments

Here we present a list with typical assignments of MOB staff. This list is not exhaustive:

  • Conducting more than 100 court cases against extensions of intensive live-stock (2015)
  • Conducting a court case against a newly projected biomass incineration plant of GDF (Electrabel) in Nijmegen (2015)
  • Conducting of court cases against the projected manure processing plant in Varsseveld (2013 to date)
  • Air quality survey in the framework of construction of the Vijzelgrachtstation metro A'dam (2013)
  • Evironmental and procedural assessment of the new to be built manure processing plant in Landhorst (Noord-Brabant) (2014-2015)
  • Providing assistance to the Government of Servia with the introduction of IPPC/IED for major industrial facilities (2013-2014)
  • Providing long-term assistance to the city of Sliedrecht focusing on licensing and enforcement of major industries including DuPont, Zavin, HVC and the waste disposal site DMH/Delta in Dordrecht (2006 to date)
  • Providing assistance to international and Dutch NGO's related to the construction of 3 new coal fired power plants in The Netherlands (2007 to date)
  • Supervision and providing assistance to a scheme on renewal of the IPPC permits of all 5 refineries in The Netherlands including Shell, Exxon, BP, KPE and Total, assignment on behalf of Stichting Natuur & Milieu (2007 to date)
  • Set up of a risk-based inspection system for economic free zones in Jordan: client: European Commission (2011-2012)
  • Evaluation of the Regional Environmental Programme 2006-2010 for the Western Balkans, client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Evaluation of the Dutch environmental policies for the Western Balkans 2004-2008, client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Assessment of the effects on public health of a new C2000 network in Maastricht due to exposure to pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic radiation (2010).
  • Assessment of the viability and effects of an incineration plant for chicken manure in Hoogezand-Sappemeer (2009)
  • Implementation of EU's IPPC Directive in Croatia 2007 - 2010 in the framework of the upcoming membership of Croatia to the EU, assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Implementation of a training programme for administration in Croatia on EU procurement rules under the IPA programme (based on PRAG Manual) and HelpDesk for drafting of ToRs and Suply Tenders
  • Implementation of EU's IPPC Directive in Turkey (2003 - 2007). Assignment on behalf of Netherlands Government
  • Consistency check of programmes and projects to be financed by EU to Turkey in 2005, 2006 and 2007 (total package about € 1.5 billion. Three tendered and subsequent assignments on behalf of Turkish Government and European Commission
  • Review of about 50 IPPC permit applications and draft permits per year on behalf of Society for Nature and Environment (largest environment NGO in the Netherlands), including technical assistance for subsequent court actions
  • Ex-ante evaluation of applications in the field of themes environment and water on behalf of the Dutch Development Cooperation Fund (total € 2 billion)
  • Ex-post Evaluation of a € 7 billion Cohesion Fund grant scheme for Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, 2004. Assignment on behalf of Ecorys/European Commission
  • Training of Hungarian experts in the field of Ex-Ante, Mid-term and Ex-post evaluation in relation to implementation of Structural and Cohesion Funds, Hungary 2003/2004. Assignment on behalf of the Prime Ministers Office /Senter.
  • Drafting of project fiches for transposition of the Wastes, Biocides and Noise directives in Turkey for the Environment programme 2004, Turkey 2004. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Drafting of the terms of reference for the introduction of the Water Framework Directive in two regions/Drafting of the technical specifications for a related supply project, Romania 2003/2004. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission
  • Providing assistance to the Romanian Ministry of Environment and the CFCU in monitoring of implementation of the Water Framework Directive, Romania 2004. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission.
  • Identification and formulation of a project to support Romania with the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and Integrated Coastal Zone Management in transitional and coastal waters, 2002. Assignment on behalf of Senter in cooperation with RIZA
  • Providing assistance to the EU Delegation and CFCU in Budapest on procurement projects, Hungary 2000-2004. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission
  • Gap filling for EDIS/Drafting of Operational Manuals for the ISPA-EDIS programme in Hungary, 2002/2003. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission
  • Assessment of environmental performance, and compliance checking as regards the license, and proposing enforcement measures for approximately 35 plants in several industrial sectors, The Netherlands 1999 to date. Various clients
  • Drafting of the terms of reference for a cleaner production project in Kazakhstan, Georgia, Moldova, 2002. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Evaluation of 4 projects in the field of energy and environment in Macedonia, Moldova, 2001-2002. Assignment on behalf of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Evaluation of infrastructural components of the Phare environmental programme in Latvia, 2001. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Implementation of a training programme for Government officials in the field of project preparation, monitoring of implementation and evaluation, Poland, "Czech Republic" and Slovak Republic, 2002. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Evaluation of the subsidy scheme of the Netherlands Ministry of Environment for promotion of international cooperation in the field of environmental management. Europe/Asia 2000/2001. Assignment on behalf of the Ministry of Environment
  • Training programme on programme cycle management, project management and logframe for officials of regional and municipal development offices, Poland/"Czech Republic" 2000. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission

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Typical assignments

Here we present a list with typical assignments of MOB staff. This list is not exhaustive: 

  • Conducting more than 100 court cases against extensions of intensive live-stock (2015)
  • Conducting a court case against a newly projected biomass incineration plant of GDF (Electrabel) in Nijmegen (2015)
  • Conducting of court cases against the projected manure processing plant in Varsseveld (2013 to date)
  • Air quality survey in the framework of construction of the Vijzelgrachtstation metro A'dam (2013)
  • Evironmental and procedural assessment of the new to be built manure processing plant in Landhorst (Noord-Brabant) (2014-2015)

Typical assignments

Here we present a list with typical assignments of MOB staff. This list is not exhaustive:

  • Conducting more than 100 court cases against extensions of intensive live-stock (2015)
  • Conducting a court case against a newly projected biomass incineration plant of GDF (Electrabel) in Nijmegen (2015)
  • Conducting of court cases against the projected manure processing plant in Varsseveld (2013 to date)
  • Air quality survey in the framework of construction of the Vijzelgrachtstation metro A'dam (2013)
  • Evironmental and procedural assessment of the new to be built manure processing plant in Landhorst (Noord-Brabant) (2014-2015)
  • Providing assistance to the Government of Servia with the introduction of IPPC/IED for major industrial facilities (2013-2014)
  • Providing long-term assistance to the city of Sliedrecht focusing on licensing and enforcement of major industries including DuPont, Zavin, HVC and the waste disposal site DMH/Delta in Dordrecht (2006 to date)
  • Providing assistance to international and Dutch NGO's related to the construction of 3 new coal fired power plants in The Netherlands (2007 to date)
  • Supervision and providing assistance to a scheme on renewal of the IPPC permits of all 5 refineries in The Netherlands including Shell, Exxon, BP, KPE and Total, assignment on behalf of Stichting Natuur & Milieu (2007 to date)
  • Set up of a risk-based inspection system for economic free zones in Jordan: client: European Commission (2011-2012)
  • Evaluation of the Regional Environmental Programme 2006-2010 for the Western Balkans, client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Evaluation of the Dutch environmental policies for the Western Balkans 2004-2008, client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Assessment of the effects on public health of a new C2000 network in Maastricht due to exposure to pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic radiation (2010).
  • Assessment of the viability and effects of an incineration plant for chicken manure in Hoogezand-Sappemeer (2009)
  • Implementation of EU's IPPC Directive in Croatia 2007 - 2010 in the framework of the upcoming membership of Croatia to the EU, assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Implementation of a training programme for administration in Croatia on EU procurement rules under the IPA programme (based on PRAG Manual) and HelpDesk for drafting of ToRs and Suply Tenders
  • Implementation of EU's IPPC Directive in Turkey (2003 - 2007). Assignment on behalf of Netherlands Government
  • Consistency check of programmes and projects to be financed by EU to Turkey in 2005, 2006 and 2007 (total package about € 1.5 billion. Three tendered and subsequent assignments on behalf of Turkish Government and European Commission
  • Review of about 50 IPPC permit applications and draft permits per year on behalf of Society for Nature and Environment (largest environment NGO in the Netherlands), including technical assistance for subsequent court actions
  • Ex-ante evaluation of applications in the field of themes environment and water on behalf of the Dutch Development Cooperation Fund (total € 2 billion)
  • Ex-post Evaluation of a € 7 billion Cohesion Fund grant scheme for Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, 2004. Assignment on behalf of Ecorys/European Commission
  • Training of Hungarian experts in the field of Ex-Ante, Mid-term and Ex-post evaluation in relation to implementation of Structural and Cohesion Funds, Hungary 2003/2004. Assignment on behalf of the Prime Ministers Office /Senter.
  • Drafting of project fiches for transposition of the Wastes, Biocides and Noise directives in Turkey for the Environment programme 2004, Turkey 2004. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Drafting of the terms of reference for the introduction of the Water Framework Directive in two regions/Drafting of the technical specifications for a related supply project, Romania 2003/2004. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission
  • Providing assistance to the Romanian Ministry of Environment and the CFCU in monitoring of implementation of the Water Framework Directive, Romania 2004. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission.
  • Identification and formulation of a project to support Romania with the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and Integrated Coastal Zone Management in transitional and coastal waters, 2002. Assignment on behalf of Senter in cooperation with RIZA
  • Providing assistance to the EU Delegation and CFCU in Budapest on procurement projects, Hungary 2000-2004. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission
  • Gap filling for EDIS/Drafting of Operational Manuals for the ISPA-EDIS programme in Hungary, 2002/2003. Assignment on behalf of CFCU/European Commission
  • Assessment of environmental performance, and compliance checking as regards the license, and proposing enforcement measures for approximately 35 plants in several industrial sectors, The Netherlands 1999 to date. Various clients
  • Drafting of the terms of reference for a cleaner production project in Kazakhstan, Georgia, Moldova, 2002. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Evaluation of 4 projects in the field of energy and environment in Macedonia, Moldova, 2001-2002. Assignment on behalf of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Evaluation of infrastructural components of the Phare environmental programme in Latvia, 2001. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Implementation of a training programme for Government officials in the field of project preparation, monitoring of implementation and evaluation, Poland, "Czech Republic" and Slovak Republic, 2002. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission
  • Evaluation of the subsidy scheme of the Netherlands Ministry of Environment for promotion of international cooperation in the field of environmental management. Europe/Asia 2000/2001. Assignment on behalf of the Ministry of Environment
  • Training programme on programme cycle management, project management and logframe for officials of regional and municipal development offices, Poland/"Czech Republic" 2000. Assignment on behalf of the European Commission

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