Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regs
England amongst the worst for nitrate pollution
Nitrate pollution is down across the European Union showing new legislation is 'proving effective', according to the European Commission.
Scottish nitrate regs amended
Changes have been made to regulations governing Scottish Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs), including a requirement for additional recording on the use of phosphates.
Nitrate manure rules relaxed
The Nitrate Pollution Prevention regs have been altered to allow farmers to apply for a relaxation of the rules on applying organic manure to land.