Soil-polluting activities from localised sources as a percentage of total
(2) Germany: 'Industrial activities' also include 'Accidents' and 'Other'; 'Municipal waste disposal' also includes 'Industrial waste disposal'. (3) Bulgaria: 'Others' includes storage of pesticides, contaminated soils by mining and industrial activities. NB: (b) Minor accidents are not included. (c) The percentage share refers to the total number of identified, suspected sites. (d) Data refer exclusively to abandoned sites (not in operation). (e) Municipal waste disposal also includes industrial waste disposal.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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