Tackling ammonia emissions from agriculture

Agriculture generates around 94% of all ammonia emissions in the EU, the vast majority of which comes from livestock excreta. Greenpeace estimates the livestock share at almost 80%, while mineral fertiliser application accounts for approximately 20%.

What should the member states do to tackle air pollution from agriculture? What is the role of new technologies in reducing ammonia emissions? What role do fertilisers play?

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