(via anon AIE Request)
The Commission Decision of 8th February 2018 permits the land application of up to 250 kilograms of nitrogen per hectare per year from livestock manure under certain conditions.
Article 7 of the Commission Decision requires that maps showing information concerning approved derogations on a county basis be submitted annually to the Commission.
Article 8 sets out the reporting requirements for the purposes of the Commission Decision.
This report is submitted to address the requirements of Articles 8 and 10 and relates to operation of the derogation in Ireland during 2019.
Numbers of derogation applicants and the results of administrative checks 2019
|Number of applications||6,786|
Derogation as percentage of whole country
|2019||% of whole country|
|Number of holdings with grazing livestock||4.98%|
|Number of grazing livestock units||15.90%|
|Total net area||9.61%|
Nitrates Derogations 2019: Applications by County
|County||Number of holdings who applied for derogation|
Percentage of net area encompassed by derogation in 2019 at county level
Percentage of grazing livestock units encompassed by derogation in 2019 at county level
Percentage of holdings with grazing livestock encompassed by derogation in 2019 at county level
Note: creation dates for above maps and report are early Nov 2020, so resubmitted AIE for 2020 report and maps