Nitrogen surplus, 1997

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Nitrogen surpluses from agriculture are not falling


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More than 95% of the total surplus is at levels likely to contribute to nitrate contamination in water and thus to eutrophication. A quarter of total amount of nitrogen surplus originates from less than 10% of the regions.

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