Dust Emissions from Storage I Facility

Applies to: Storage I


This indicator refers to the prevention of negative impacts of dust emissions on human health. The indicator considers storage type (indoor storage, open storage with or without cover) and the distance of the storage to a residential area.


What is the distance from the storage area to nearest residential area? What is the type of storage facility?


Indoor storage of feedstock

Storage located at least 400 m from the nearest residential area

Open storage with covers

Open storage

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.