Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: pollution

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Whole-life spills service launches

A SPECIALIST service has been launched by Hydro International to help industrial and commercial sites avoid the devastating environmental and financial consequences of inadequate...
The company was found to have breached compliance with its required leachate levels.

SITA fined for landfill permit breach

A £110k fine was handed to recycling and resource management firm SITA UK on 13 January after it breached the conditions of its environmental...
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EVs help map urban pollution

AERIAL surveying specialist Bluesky is helping develop a mobile mapping system to measure pollution at street level. Working with the University of Leicester, the Leicestershire...
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EU project addresses soil contamination

DECONTAMINATING and recovering the soil from polluted areas is a long, complex and expensive process. The LIFE I+DARTS project, co-financed by the EU’s environmental...
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GMB calls for action over urban air

A study conducted for the GMB Union has highlighted the "dangerous" pollution levels to which some UK workers are being exposed, prompting the organisation...
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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 February the Commission...

Why monitor indoor air quality?

INDOOR air quality (IAQ) relates to a number of environmental factors inside a building that can impinge on the health, comfort, or work performance...
A Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) incinerator

Reducing toxic emissions from waste incineration power plants

AIR pollution control technology for waste incineration is available from Lührfilter. Domestic and municipal waste that might otherwise have gone to landfill can now be...
UK air quality improvements will likely depend on low-emission vehicle technologies like Hyundai's hydrogen-powered car

Something in the air? UK focus

European government's are struggling to address the issue of air quality in a way that is practical and meaningful. For the UK the problem...
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Unlock the block – Welsh water campaign

WELSH Water has launched a year-long campaign to encourage the public to help reduce the risk of pollution and sewage flooding. Blocked sewers are...

A crucial year, many countries failing to meet air quality targets

With many countries failing to meet air quality targets and large numbers of premature deaths still resulting from air pollution, Jim Mills explains why...
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Pollution is costing more than obesity

Deaths in London’s most polluted areas are costing twice as much as obesity. The statistics are revealed in a study from the London Assembly which...

Agency teams move in after twin incidents

Environment officers have attended incidents in Oxfordshire and Surrey after reports of pollution in two separate watercourses. In Surrey, Environment Agency staff moved on to...

Who’s calling?

MORE than 10,000 calls have been handled by the Environment Agency’s 24-hour incident hotline to report environmental incidents over the last 12 months. Calls from...