Traffic Section

Responsibilities

The Traffic Section

  • studies all mobile sources of air pollution: transport (road, rail, aviation, shipping) as well as non-road sources (construction machines, tractors, equipment, etc.)
  • is responsible for investigating the air pollutant emission levels caused by traffic, non-road sources and stationary engines (CHPs, emergency power generators, etc.);
  • develops the conceptual, planning and technical foundations for measures to reduce air pollutant emission levels caused by traffic, non-road sources, and stationary internal combustion engines;
  • participates in the environmental sustainability testing of transport infrastructures and prepares opinions for cases of federal litigation in its field of activity;
  • coordinates and prepares the opinions of the FOEN in the field of "traffic and the environment".

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Personnel

Giovanni D'Urbano
Position:
head of section
Responsibilities: technical and administrative management of the section
Tel.: +41 58 462 93 40
E-mail: giovanni.durbano@bafu.admin.ch

Harald Jenk
Position: deputy head of section
Responsibilities: environmental impact assessments, cantonal structure plans, litigation; road, railway, shipping and aviation emissions, emission factors
Tel.: +41 58 462 93 50
E-mail: harald.jenk@bafu.admin.ch

Peter Bonsack
Responsibilities
: development of motor air pollutant emissions; emissions from small engines, emergency power generators, stationary internal combustion engines (CHPs) and gas turbines
Tel.: +41 58 467 89 64
E-mail: peter.bonsack@bafu.admin.ch

Philipp Hallauer
Responsibilities: non-road emission reduction measures, market surveillance construction equipment and particle filter systems
Tel.: +41 58 464 34 15
E-mail: philipp.hallauer@bafu.admin.ch

Simone Krähenbühl-Gammeter
Responsibilities: measures to reduce non-road emissions, measurement processes, enforcement supervision
Tel.: +41 58 465 31 86
E-mail: simone.kraehenbuehl@bafu.admin.ch

Doris Ochsner Tanner
Responsibilities: transport coordination within the FOEN; opinions for the transport sector
Tel.: +41 58 462 96 87
E-mail: doris.ochsner@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
Last modification 02.10.2015

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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Air Pollution Control and Chemicals Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 462 93 12
+41 58 462 69 70
+41 58 463 16 00
Fax: +41 58 464 01 37

E-mail Air pollution control
E-mail Chemicals

Print contact

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