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About this Publication: Research to Evaluate Environmental Impacts of Direct Land Application of Uncomposted Green and Woody Wastes on Air and Water Quality

Title: Research to Evaluate Environmental Impacts of Direct Land Application of Uncomposted Green and Woody Wastes on Air and Water Quality
Date Published on the Web: 7/29/2015
Document Date: 7/29/2015
Document Last Revision Date: 7/29/2015
Publication Type: Report
Publication Number: DRRR-2015-01531
Description: This report presents the results of a yearlong field and laboratory study of greenhouse gas and VOC emissions from chipped and ground uncomposted organic materials applied directly to agricultural lands. In addition to the air emissions, the UC Davis researchers also assessed migration of chemical constituents into the soil and soil water, and characterized the composition of these materials from seven facilities throughout the state.
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