ICPR – International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine


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Harmonize protection and use of the Rhine - implementing the Water Framework directive along the Rhine.
Dr. Fritz Holzwarth, Internationale Kommission zum Schutz des Rheins (1.1 M)
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Inland navigation and environment protection - Acquis Rhenan and future work of the CCNR.
Dr. Paul Seger, Zentralkommission für die Rheinschifffahrt (26K/28K) 
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Water protection and navigation form the point of view of the European Commission.
Gilles Crosnier, general direction environment, European Commission (745K)
Dirk van Vreckem, general direction energy and traffic, European Commission (21K)
  F     F  
Implementation of traffic and environment policy objectives in inland navigation.
Jörg Rusche, Nautical-technical Commission of the European Union of Inland Navigation and the European Organisation of Boatmen (19K) 
Economic inland navigation as a part of the logistics chain
Felix Stenschke, BMVBS
Hydromorphological pollution    
Ecological interactive connections and hydromorphological potential.
Dr. Fritz Kohmann, Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde (D) (25M) 
Possibilities of ecologically improving inland waterways.
Stephan Naumann, Umweltbundesamt (D) (4.3M) 
Security and ease of navigation on the Rhine.
Gerd Franke, Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Köln (D) (453K) 
Success Story: Re-vitalising degraded riverbank sections of the Rhine.
Klaus Markgraf-Maué, Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU, D) (4.1M)
Substance pollution     
What substances pollute the Rhine?
Lammert Eibrink, Rijkswaterstaat, RIZA (NL) (140K) 
Present work of the CCNR targeted at emission reduction.
Roelof Weekhout, Verkehrs- und Wasserwirtschaftsinspektorat (NL) (1.0M)
MTBE inputs from navigation.
Dr. Ulrike Frotscher-Hoof, Ministerium für Umwelt und Naturschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (D) (0.9M)