Federal Environmental Agency:
Extensive information on numerous environmental topics.
The Umweltbundesamt is the expert authority of the federal government in Austria
for environmental protection and environmental control. The Umweltbundesamt is
the only expert institution in Austria that deals with all areas of environmental protection.
Within the scope of environmental control, the Umweltbundesamt records, analyses
and evaluates data on the state and development of the environment in all areas.
Every three years the State-of-the-Environment (SoE) Report which covers all
environmental media is produced. This Report describes the state and development
of the environment in Austria and is submitted to the Austrian National Assembly.
The Federal ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
The Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria
The Legal Information System of the Republic of Austria (RIS) is a computer-assisted
information system on Austrian law, which is coordinated and operated by the Austrian
Download (html and/or pdf): Federal Law Gazette, Draft bill, Government bill,
Federal, state and municipal law, State Law Gazette, European Community Law,
Case-law documentations, etc.
The database contains selected Austrian laws in English translation.
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG):
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the central Austrian organisation for
promotion of research and innovation. FFG offers advice, support and promotion for
research and innovation projects. In this way, the FFG plays an important role in
achieving both research and political aims, defined by Austria and the European Union.
ON Austrian Standards Institute:
The Austrian Service Centre for standards, specifications, certification and technical
regulations; on-line shop and search engine
Encyclopaedia on foodstuff additives, arranged in alphabetical order, respectively
sorted by number (E numbers), including additive description and further information
on production, application, licensure, incompatibilities and potential health risks;
only in German language
Compiled by Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA;
Provides extensive information on pesticides, search by chemical
name and trade name, state specific search, information on less toxic or non toxic
Austrian Water and Waste Management Union:
The Austrian Water and Waste Management Union (ÖWAV) is a friendly society who plays
the role of an independent stakeholder to achieve the sustainable goals of the
Austrian water, wastewater and waste management. The society represents the Austrian
water and waste industry at large.