local peat

local peat

[′lō·kəl ‚pēt]
(geology)
Peat formed by groundwater. Also known as basin peat.
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He is urging Northumberland County Council to seek Fintry-style deals when giving conditional approval for new wind farm applications above a specified size, together with securing safeguards for local peat reserves.
The formation of our local peat and its present decline are both natural developments and will continue until climatic conditions change once more.
Nowadays only approximately 15 percent of peat resources in Latvia are used in heat production, which constitute an insignificant share of the country's energy consumption (to compare, 10 percent of Ireland's energy supply comes from local peat lands).
The new power plant will use biofuels and local peat as fuels.
And they believe the local peat and climate will produce a classic malt.
Apparently the local peat conserved what later proves to be a three-century-old head.
The "black dirt", our local peat moss, added organic matter to the sand, but was low in nutrients.
The latest addition to the Glenfiddich range, Caoran (pronounced ku-ran) Reserve gets its name from the Gaelic for peat ember, and is a revival of a forgotten taste, a bolder, peatier Glenfiddich from times when coal shortages led to greater use of local peat in the production process.