Consultancy Jacobs says it has successfully removed emerging contaminants per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from soil, using a new thermal treatment process
The saga of bromate pollution still underlying the St Leonards Court housing estate in St Albans 19 years after it was detected is a reminder of just how difficult cleaning up groundwater can be.
Strict lending criteria applied to residential properties affected by invasive species Japanese knotweed will help bring the problem under control within 22 years, according to a consultancy
The environmental impact assessment regime changed almost two years ago to include human health in a social context, competency checks and major disasters. James Agyepong-Parsons speaks to the experts about how it has affected their practice
The risk of damage from Japanese knotweed is being overplayed by mortgage lenders, according to experts giving evidence to a House of Commons committee
Groundwater beneath a Hertfordshire housing estate is so badly contaminated with bromate that the clean-up operation is still ongoing despite the pollution first being spotted 19 years ago
A local authority in north-west England is undertaking a three-year £315,000 programme to tackle knotweed in a move intended to reduce the council’s potential insurance liabilities and to spur housing development. James Agyepong-Parsons takes a closer look
Swindon planners have ruled that a 400-home development on contaminated land where protected species such as badgers and otters are present, will not need an environmental impact assessment (EIA)
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