Dust Emissions from Field Storage

Applies to: Storage I

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of negative impacts of dust emissions on human health. The indicator considers feedstock cover (fully, partially or not covered) and distance of the storage to a residential area.

Questions:

What is the distance from the storage area to nearest residential area? Are crop residues covered?

Rating:

Crop residues stored at least 200 m from the nearest residential area

Crop residues fully covered

Crop residues partially covered and located within 200 m from the nearest residential area

Crop residues not covered and located within 200 m from the nearest residential area

Sources of information:

Lindberg J.P. and J. Tana. 2012. Best Available Techniques (BAT) in solid biomass fuel processing, handling, storage and production of pellets from biomass. TemaNord 2012:550.

Sk√łtt T. 2011. Straw to Energy. Status, Technologies and Innovation in Denmark 2011. Agro Business Park A/S, Tjele.