Eutrophication

Acid News

The Dutch nitrogen crisis

A court ruling has forced the Netherlands to promptly deal with its high nitrogen emissions. The government has decided to cut speed limits and farmers have rallied in the streets to protest against reducing livestock numbers.
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Ecosystems hit by air pollutant fallout

Three-quarters of EU ecosystems are currently exposed to more nitrogen deposition than they can cope with and nearly one-tenth is still receiving too much acid fallout.
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Scrapping CAP direct payments would reduce nitrogen emissions

Direct payments to farmers are a driver for increased fertiliser use and higher animal intensity, and consequently increased environmental impact.
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