LUXEMBOURG DROUGHT – END OF WATER VIGILANCE PHASE

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keywords: ministry of sustainable development, environment, drought, luxembourg. The Department of Environment of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures officially closes today the water consumption vigilance phase that was set up on 31 May. The Department gives two main reasons for this decision: the statistical decline in water consumption with school holidays and the collective holiday (August), which again proved to be real this year, and weather forecasts that exclude a heat wave Luxembourg in the coming weeks. However, moderate water consumption is always recommended. Share this page with:

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GOOGLE LUXEMBOURG – IS THE DATACENTER LAND IN A GREEN ZONE?

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keywords: google luxembourg, datacenter, cyber-security, government, luxembourg. While the arrival of a Google datacenter in Luxembourg takes longer than expected and that a start of disagreement within the government seems to appear on the matter, the National Representation asks questions at its turn. MP Laurent Mosar (CSV), after being surprised by the negotiations length, appealed to Carole Dieschbourg, Minister of the Environment and Etienne Schneider, Minister of the Economy, on the reality of the land presence in a green area (protected zone and not constructible land) envisaged to the installation…

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GOOGLE IN LUXEMBOURG – WHAT IS THE GOVERNMENT POSITION?

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keywords: google, datacenter, cyber security, government, luxembourg. The arrival of Californian giant Google in Luxembourg is a never ending story. While the data center and cyber security industry is a pillar of the government’s strategy in information technology development, Google’s arrival in Luxembourg fascinates as much as it frightens. First the actors in the sector already in Luxembourg see the Google arrival with a certain concern as the reputation of the firm and the size of the investment (close to a billion euros) impress. Then an investment of this size…

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LUXEMBOURG – DID THE WOLF SLAUGHTER SHEEP LAST WEEK?

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keywords: wolf, environment department, leudelange, luxembourg. Did the wolf seen in Leudelange two weeks ago kill sheep in Luxembourg? A farmer from Garnich found eight of his sheep slaughtered last Saturday, and immediately contacted the Department of Environment (e-mail: wolf@anf.etat.lu). Experts have taken DNA samples on bites, but the results of DNA testing will take several weeks to be obtained. Responsibility for the wolf can not be confirmed to date, says the Ministry of Sustainable Development, but it can not be excluded. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – A WOLF SEEN IN LEUDELANGE BETTEMBOURG

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keywords: wolf, department of environment, leudelange, bettembourg, luxembourg. The Department of Environment confirms on Friday that a wolf was seen last Wednesday in Leudelange-Bettembourg. A farmer had seen a wolf-like animal around 23:45 from his tractor and had photographed it in the spotlight. After a thorough examination of all the important criteria, the experts of the management of nature confirmed on the basis of the photos the high probability of the presence of a wolf. All references to the presence of wolves have to be promptly reported to the Department…

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ROAD SAFETY – FRANCOIS BAUSCH IN JUNGLINSTER

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keywords: Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, junglinster, luxembourg. As part of Minister Bausch’s series of road safety discussion meetings, the public is invited to attend a road safety discussion evening on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Gaston Multipurpose Center Stein (1, Craft and Trade Zone, L-6131 Junglinster). An open discussion in which any suggestions, ideas or complaints about the subject can be expressed. Program: Welcome by the Mayor Short presentation Wat kënne mir bei Iech a Punkto Stroossesécherheet verbesseren? Wéi soll Ären ëffentleche Raum am…

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RAIL LUXEMBOURG – WIFI IN ALL CFL TRAINS IN … 2023

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keywords: cross border workers, train, tram, cfl, luxembourg. With the constant increase in the number of cross-border workers and the increase in the resident population, the subject of mobility has become critical. And the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures is stepping up initiatives on all fronts to facilitate and increase transportation capacity. In particular with regard to railway mobility, the budget to be invested over the period 2013 and 2023 is EUR 3.8 billion, almost twice the budget of the years 2003 to 2013, ie EUR 1.3 billion. The…

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LUXEMBOURG – CHARGY CHARGER NETWORK ACTIVATED

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keywords: electric cars, renewable energy, chargy, luxembourg. The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure is multiplying initiatives to promote mobility in the country. The development of the electric car is one of them. Besides the price of the models proposed which is today a limit to its generalization, the lack of charging points also slows its development. Since 2 June 2017, the network of public chargers for electric cars and hybrid plug-in cars in Luxembourg, called Chargy, is operational. Some twenty terminals have been installed throughout the country. It is planned that…

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NOx EMISSIONS – NEW AUDI MODELS CHEAT ON HOMOLOGATION

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keywords: diesel emissions scandal, audi, defeat device, luxembourg. Sustainable Development and Infrastructure Minister François Bausch learned at the 2017 International Transport Forum Summit held in Leipzig from 31 May to 2 June that following tests conducted by the Kraftfahrtbundesamt (KBA) it appears that other Audi models would be equipped with a defeat device, in order to reduce NOx emissions (nitrogen oxides) during the homologation tests. According to the KBA, these are the Audi A7 and A8 (EURO5) models, equipped with a V6 TDI engine and the AL551 gearbox and the Audi…

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