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Engineers call on Government to return flood protection funding to pre-2010 levels

Engineers call on Government to return flood protection funding to pre-2010 levels

THE upcoming Budget presents a crucial opportunity for Government to show its long term commitment to better protecting communities,..

Gauging groundwater flood risk

Gauging groundwater flood risk

FOLLOWING the launch of its Groundwater Flood Risk map in October, water environment services provider ESI is offering Local Authorities a..

News in brief – March 2014

News in brief – March 2014

Low carbon Africa The Red Sea city of El Gouna signed an agreement in late January committing it to carbon neutrality, with its sights set..

Recycled bottles used to create lights

Recycled bottles used to create lights

Lights made from recycled cola bottles will soon go on the market following an international study led by Nottingham Trent University. In..

Protocol clarifies biogas roadmap

Protocol clarifies biogas roadmap

THE Environment Agency has developed a Quality Protocol for biomethane which was launched in February. Formulated with support from WRAP,..

UK sued over air pollution breaches

UK sued over air pollution breaches

THE European Commission has launched legal proceedings against the UK over its failure to comply with European air pollution limits. On 20..

Profiling pollution – Bluesky launch air quality mapping service

Profiling pollution – Bluesky launch air quality mapping service

AERIAL mapping company Bluesky is launching a service to map air quality across towns and cities. Having successfully completed a project..

Winter storms contribute to increase in sinkholes and subsidence

Winter storms contribute to increase in sinkholes and subsidence

THE exceptional winter storms encountered in the UK this year have contributed to an increase in the incidence of sinkholes and landslides,..

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Cellulose-based gel absorbs oil efficiently

DEALING effectively with oil and chemical spills could be made easier with the help of an..

March 2014

Chemical spillage: Is your response reactive or proactive?

Paul Rast-Lindsell of the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) goes over some of the..

March 2014

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