E3S Web Conf.
Volume 174, 2020Vth International Innovative Mining Symposium
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Environment Problems in Mining Regions|
|Published online||18 June 2020|
Latvian Peat Industry – to Be or Not to Be?
1 ISMA University, 1 Lomonosova Str., Bld.6, LV-1019, Riga, Latvia
2 Daugavpils University, Parades st. 1, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia
This article is devoted problems sector which traditional Latvia face – peat extraction and processing industry. Potential industry, dynamic of development, and contribution to country’s economy has been provided as well. Specifics use of peat extracted in Latvia, namely, use in horticulture, is determined. Unresolved industry problems were identified, threat to industry related to implementation of European Green Investment Plan was also indicated.
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