Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Slurry and manure are likely to release ammonia when they come into contact with air. Emissions of ammonia can:
The UK is required to reduce its ammonia emissions to meet air quality standards.
There are many ways to reduce emissions of ammonia from slurry and manure handling, including:
The codes of good agricultural practice provide more information on how you can reduce ammonia emissions.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
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Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
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