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Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy Sector

The Ministry is headed by Minister Franz Untersteller MdL since May 12th, 2011. The Ministry’s seven departments are responsible for sustainability strategy, climate protection, resource efficiency, circular economy and environmental technology, international cooperation, energy transition and the phase-out of nuclear power, soil protection, water conservation and flood protection, nature conservation and maintaining biodiversity.

Location plan

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The Ministry is located in four separate office buildings. More

Curriculum Vitae

Franz Untersteller

Minister of the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy Sector

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Minister für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Franz Untersteller (Foto: © Umweltministerium/KD Busch)

Curriculum Vitae

Helmfried Meinel

General Director of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector

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Ministerialdirektor Helmfried Meinel

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Dr. Andre Baumann

State Secretary in the Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy Sector

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Dr. Andre Baumann, Staatssekretär im Ministerium für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft (Quelle: Umweltministerium).

Press Office

Contacts for Journalists

You are a journalist and have a request? The press office of the Ministry is at your disposal.

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