New regulations tackle nitrates at source

September 2008
Utility Week;9/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p34
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The article reports that about 70 per cent of England is designated a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone under new regulations on the use of nitrates published by the Great Britain Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Starting January 2008, farmers will have to minimise the amount of nitrates from fertiliser and manures that gets into rivers.


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