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"UBA aktuell" Newsletter

UBA office building in Dessau-Roßlau

The "UBA aktuell" Newsletter reports on the German Environment Agency's latest activities and work results. It includes the results of research and funded projects, conference news, and information about new publications and upcoming events. The newsletter is published six times a year in German and English. read more

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The UBA

Central Office Division Z

Karsten Klenner im Innenhof des UBA Dessau-Roßlau

Although the activities of our Central Office Division mainly center around services for the UBA itself, the Division’s citizen´s service unit and environmental library have a great deal to offer the general public as well. read more

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The UBA

About us

look into the inside courtyard with its glass roof

Since its founding in 1974, the UBA has been Germany’s main environmental protection agency. Read more about us, here. read more

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The UBA

Environmental guidelines

the Federal Environment Agency´s office building from above with its solar cells on the roof

We feel that it is essential that we at the UBA set a good example when it comes to environmental protection. And so we have set ourselves the goal of ensuring that we as an institution adhere to our own environmental guidelines, ranging from using recycled paper for office printers to building energy saving office buildings. read more

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Chemicals

UBA in the REACH process

Startseite der Website REACH-info

German chemicals legislation appoints UBA as the responsible authority for environment under REACH. UBA has therefore become the competent body for the assessment of environmental risks associated with chemicals. The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) is the authority responsible for consumer protection in Germany, and occupational safety is in the remit of the Federal Institute for Occup... read more

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The UBA

Division I

Dr. Harry Lehmann in the atrium of the UBA office building Dessau-Roßlau

Division I’s sphere of responsibility encompasses sustainable development strategies, climate protection, energy, traffic and noise pollution. In this regard, sustainable-development strategies aimed at substantially reducing the carbon footprint of energy and raw material use are taking on ever growing importance. read more

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The UBA

Mission Statement

atrium with a glass roof, bridgesElongated inner courtyard with glass roof, skywalks linking two sides of the building, greenery and water basin

What is our take on ourselves and our work? What are our goals and how can we fulfill them? Our Mission Statement addresses these issues. read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment