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Clean-up trial on former chemicals site opens door to regeneration

Published on July 15, 2011, 12:48:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20406.jpg"/><br/>A £1.2M trial to examine clean-up techniques for residual contamination left on a West Yorkshire site by nearly a century of chemical industry is nearing to an e
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Brownfield Forum holds first meeting

Published on July 11, 2011, 12:13:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20352.jpg"/><br/>The new Brownfield Forum promoting sustainable brownfield management, will be officially launched this week with its first meeting on Wednesday (July 13).
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Chemical clean-up to rejuvenate West Yorkshire site

Published on July 06, 2011, 4:08:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20320.jpg"/><br/>The latest phase of a £20 million clean-up of a former chemical works at Castleford, West Yorkshire has begun.
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Brownfield road map explores liability transfer issues

Published on June 20, 2011, 12:43:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20173.jpg"/><br/>A report which features a road map illustrating the issues for contaminated land liability transfer across Europe has been published.
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Human rights group accuses China of not acting on lead contamination

Published on June 15, 2011, 3:18:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20138.jpg"/><br/>Human Rights Watch has accused Chinese government officials of restricting access to lead testing and treatment of people in areas contaminated by industrial pollutio
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EPA awards huge grant to clean up US brownfield sites

Published on June 13, 2011, 12:00:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20114.jpg"/><br/>US contaminated land projects have received a welcome boost as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $76 million to help redevelop project
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New contaminated land test could aid construction industry

Published on June 09, 2011, 8:42:00 am

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20087.jpg"/><br/>Researchers at the University of Reading have developed a new method of testing soil pollution which may mean that more brownfield sites are available for housing dev
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CIRIA seeks support for new guidance

Published on May 27, 2011, 7:15:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/20014.jpg"/><br/>Support for new guidance aimed at improving asbestos and hazardous ground gas management is being sought by CIRIA.
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Tank accident releases hazardous waste water

Published on May 23, 2011, 1:08:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19996.jpg"/><br/>Solvent Resource Management Ltd has been fined £150,000 after a spill released waste solvents and water at its chemical plant in Rye, East Sussex.
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Brownfield reuse project receives prestigious award

Published on May 19, 2011, 4:10:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19975.jpg"/><br/>A project investigating ways of reusing brownfield sites in England for renewable energy crops has won european recognition.
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BP pays millions following another oil spill

Published on May 04, 2011, 6:28:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19871.jpg"/><br/>BP's oil smeared image took another knock today (May 4) after it paid millions of dollars for its involvement in another oil spill.
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Go ahead for remediation of Scotland's largest brownfield site

Published on May 03, 2011, 12:06:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19849.jpg"/><br/>Multi-million pound plans to revitalise the biggest brownfield site in Scotland have been given a major boost.
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Ireland's industrial pollutant output falls

Published on May 03, 2011, 11:35:00 am

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19848.jpg"/><br/>Ireland has found itself amongst Europe's winners as the European Union revealed a fall in industrial pollutants over the weekend.
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WSP in ground-breaking remediation deal

Published on April 21, 2011, 10:19:00 am

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19806.jpg"/><br/>WSP Environment and Energy has completed the remediation of a brownfield site using a ground-breaking 'liability transfer'.
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Japan begins legally enforcing Fukushima exclusion zone

Published on April 21, 2011, 8:53:00 am

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19804.jpg"/><br/>A 12 mile exclusion zone around Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant became legally enforceable last night.
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Japanese contamination fears rise over reactor water cooling

Published on April 18, 2011, 3:06:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19785.jpg"/><br/>Nuclear regulators are becoming increasingly concerned about the levels of contamination in water used to cool Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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Contaminated land funding cut by 80%

Published on April 18, 2011, 10:30:00 am

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19781.jpg"/><br/>The Contaminated Land Capital Grant Programme has been reduced by 64% with a budget of £4.35 million now available for bids in 2011/12.
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Brownfield site gets £9 million for rail development

Published on April 14, 2011, 3:02:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19768.jpg"/><br/>The government has awarded £9 million to a project to develop a brownfield site in Cheshire.
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Farmer fined for manure pollution

Published on April 08, 2011, 2:29:00 pm

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19720.jpg"/><br/>A farmer in County Down, Northern Ireland was fined £4,000 plus court costs for polluting a waterway with sludge and manure.
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Councils and locals condemn Lillyhall nuclear waste disposal decision

Published on April 08, 2011, 9:16:00 am

<img src="https://edienet.s3.amazonaws.com/news/images/19715.jpg"/><br/>Councils in Cumbria have condemned the decision by the Environment Agency to grant Lillyhall landfill a permit to treat low level radioactive waste.
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