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Commissions and Working Groups

etwa 10 Leute sitzen auf einer Veranstaltung an U-förmig aufgestellten Tischen mit Namensschildern und Laptops, vorne läuft ein Beamer

Experts from federal and other authorities, from universities and other research institutes give advice to the Federal Environment Agency in commissions and working groups. Recommended actions are worked out after intensive discussion. Otherwise the Federal Environment Agency provides advice to working groups of federal government and German federal states as well as to the WHO. read more

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Health

Environmental impact on people

Eine Kuh grast auf einer Wiese, dahinter stehen Einfamilienhäuser. Hinter den Häuser ragen riesige qualmende Schornsteine empor.

Where people live, they create their own environment - living conditions, livelihood, social bonds and leisure-time activities secure and support their lives.City and rural communities are often influenced by similar environmental factors.  Problems can arise through climate change and from particulate matter from industrial combustion processors. The increasing demand of energy, industrial,... read more

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Formaldehyde

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Formaldehyde may be contained in wood-based materials, e.g. for construction and furniture, as a constituent of adhesives, and is considered to be carcinogenic. Here are answers to key questions from the perspective of indoor air hygiene. read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment