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This month, we'd like to take the opportunity to introduce you to our three newest Trustees.
Emma Tattersdill is a Partner at Freeths law firm and specialises in environmental law including environmental permitting, contaminated land, water and air pollution, odour and noise issues, waste, protected sites and species.
Martin Ballard is Group Environment Manager at Willmott Dixon and he leads their environment team on legal assurance, environmental protection and promotion of environmental improvements.
Jonathan Smith is General Manager: Soil & Groundwater Technology at Shell and leads a global team of environmental professionals providing expert support on soil and groundwater risk assessment, management and reduction to Shell businesses.
We are delighted that they have joined our Board and are bringing their wealth of experience to CL:AIRE.
The CL:AIRE Team
CL:AIRE's Membership continues to grow. We would like to thank the following new and renewing members for their support:
Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales
An update to the document Professional Guidance: Comparing Soil Contamination Data with a Critical Concentration has been published to provide some minor points of clarification and these are described in the Version Control Sheet in the new pdf.
There is a consultation from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government on draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework and a new draft National Model Design Code. The text has been revised to implement policy changes in response to the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission “Living with Beauty” report.
NICOLA (Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Africa) will be hosting the latest Sustainable Remediation (SustRem) conference on 28 & 29 October 2021. This will be the 6th International SustRem Conference in the series and the first time hosted by NICOLA. SustRem2021 will be an opportunity to bring together experts from across Africa and around the world to broaden the horizons of sustainable remediation and land management. SustRem2021 aims to create collaboration opportunities for Africa’s unique contaminated land challenges, empower sustainable remediation practices and leave a transforming legacy. By utilising a virtual platform, this will create a unique opportunity for international collaboration across a number of time zones throughout the two days of conferencing.
Call for abstracts open until 31 March 2021. Further details available here.
The AquaConSoil Programme Committee cordially invites those who wish to contribute to the conference (June 14-18, 2021) to submit an abstract for an online presentation or an online session The deadline for abstract submission has been extended until Sunday 28 February 2021. For more information visit here>>>.
A selection of upcoming events throughout the industry.
An online summit including two separately bookable online conferences on Ground Gas and Groundwater. Designed for a broad range of brownfield professionals, including business leaders and early career professionals. Further Information
Geological Society Contaminated Land Group Virtual Event - Plastics in the Environment, 15 March 2021, Virtual Event
A one-day virtual meeting to bring together researchers from a diverse range of disciplines to discuss the fate of plastics in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. Further Information
Brownfield Summit 2021 - Groundwater, 20-21 April 2021, Virtual Event Change of date
An online summit which includes two separately bookable online conferences on Ground Gas and Groundwater. Designed for a broad range of brownfield professionals. Further Information
5th International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation (CLEAR), 9-11 June 2021, London
Providing an international platform for scientists, consultants, and policy makers to interact. The CLEAR biennial series is one of the leading environmental events gathering stakeholders presenting state-of-the-art research and addressing emerging environmental issues as a result of rapid industrial development. Further Information
Contamination & Geotech Expo, 22-23 September 2021, Birmingham
The Contamination Expo has been rescheduled. The decision comes after a long period of time working with the venue organisers at the NEC and many other associations and bodies to ensure that an environment can be developed which is both safe and conducive to doing business.
Designed to be consistent with the National Brownfield Skills Framework (NBSF).
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