Suitability for residue extraction according to environmental criteria in EU-25
If ash recycling were considered on podzol areas, the suitability would be higher, especially in Finland and Sweden. The reduction in risk for compaction of soil when frozen during winter months has not been taken into account, which probably has resulted in underestimating the suitability in e.g. northern Finland.
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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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