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Adding chemical fertilizers to soil can help boost plant growth.
Dec 05 2019

The first continent-wide assessment of the chemical properties of EU soils reveals high levels of phosphorus in agricultural soils.

Fertiliser use has an impact on agriculture and on the environment.

New EU standards will help lower the environmental impact of the food, drink and milk industies in the EU
Dec 04 2019

New emissions, monitoring and efficiency standards will help national authorities to lower the environmental impact of the food, drink and milk (FDM) sector in the EU, which represents around 290 000 companies and more than 4 million jobs.

New EU standards will help lower the environmental impact of the waste incineration sector in the EU
Dec 04 2019

New emissions, monitoring and efficiency standards will help national authorities to lower the environmental impact of the waste incineration sector in the EU.

With traffic measures harmful NO2 pollution could be reduced by 40% in 30 European cities
Nov 27 2019
Concentrations of the harmful nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollutant across 30 major European cities could be reduced by up to 40% with the right traffic policy measures, according to JRC scientists.