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CL:AIRE is delighted to announce that it is a partner in the recently started four year research project funded through the European Commission FP7 called NanoRem . CL:AIRE is performing the knowledge transfer and dissemination activities for this project.
The overarching aim of NanoRem is to develop, and support the appropriate use of nanotechnology for contaminated land remediation in Europe. Please read the following press release for further information>>>
Following publication of Defra’s revised Contaminated Land Statutory Guidance in April 2012, they announced that a National Panel of Experts would be made available to support Local Authorities. The intention being that the Panel will assist in the "difficult cases" relating to human health issues which are viewed to be borderline category 2/category 3 and which the LA has not been able to resolve.
This Panel is now available to receive applications for assistance and further information including how to apply can be found at: www.claire.co.uk/conlandexpertpanel
CL:AIRE is delighted to announce that Geosyntec and Environmental Health Sciences Ltd have joined as new CL:AIRE Technical Members.
In addition, Rodgers Leask and VHE (Both Technical) have renewed their Membership for 2013.
CL:AIRE is pleased to make publicly available the following publications, following their period as Member Only downloads:TrB1 & TrB2 – Treatability Bulletins on soil washing and permeable reactive barriersTDP30 – Technology Demonstration Project Bulletin on the calcium polysulphide treatment of chromium contamination at Shawfield, Glasgow.To download the bulletins, please click on the following links:TrB1>>>TrB2>>>TDP30>>>
My name is Ruth Garcia and I started to work at CL:AIRE this month as Knowledge Transfer and Outreach Manager thanks to the ADVOCATE project. I will be the person to develop the dissemination and communication activities.
As part of SuRF-UK phase 3 work, CL:AIRE is looking to publish a series of SuRF-UK case studies following the already released framework. If you are a company that has been following the framework and are willing to make your project into a case study example, then please do get in touch with Nicola Harries (
A template of the information that SuRF-UK is looking to capture can be downloaded here>>.
The Environment Agency’s Contaminated Land Capital Projects Programme (CLCP) have now opened the 2013/14 bid window for local authorities to apply for funding for site investigation and remediation work. The bid window will close on Friday 17th May.
The programme has an initial grant allocation from Defra of £2 million, with the potential for in-year top ups if there are other departmental underspends.
All the information, guidance and forms local authorities need are available from the CLCP website, which can be accessed here>>.
CL:AIRE is saddened by the recent news that one of its Trustees, Tony Lennon of Chubb Insurance, recently passed away. Tony had served on the board of CL:AIRE since 2010 and provided an invaluable insight into the insurance sector. More importantly he was a friendly, approachable and helpful person who will be missed greatly.
We would like to take this opportunity to pass on our condolences to Tony's family and to make public our sincere thanks for all his help and support over the years.
CL:AIRE is delighted to announce that DMW Environmental Safety; Caerphilly County Borough Council (both Technical); and Sir Robert McAlpine (Corporate) have joined as new CL:AIRE Members.
CL:AIRE is pleased to announce that a new research project called “Cleaning Land for Wealth (CL4W)” has been approved by the CL:AIRE Technology and Research Group as CL:AIRE Research Project RP25.
The project started in March 2013 and is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick, Newcastle University, the University of Birmingham, Cranfield University and the University of Edinburgh have developed a multidisciplinary research project that could help solve major technological and environmental challenges.
This project aims to create social, economic and environmental benefit through novel nanoparticles derived from materials recovered from contaminated land via biological pathways.
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