From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Emma Fenton
Discussion paper
February 2013

The investigation into Part 2a of the Environmental Protection Act has thrown up a number of different viewpoints on the reasons for the apparent non-uniformity of designation across the UK. The IES has received technical opinions from Justin Taberham, Technical Policy Director at CIWEM and also...

Emma Fenton
Article
January 2013

As part of the IES' ongoing exploration of the use of Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act we asked Robin Graham, Contaminated Land Officer from South Ribble Borough Council to share his opinions of the legislation. This article is a summary of that discussion.


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Emma Fenton
Article
January 2013

Justin Taberham is Director of Policy at CIWEM. He shares his thoughts on Part 2A of the EPA below.


Under Part 2A land is Contaminated when either Significant Harm (SH) or the Significant Possibility of Significant Harm (SPOSH) or the Pollution of Controlled Waters...

Clare Wilkinson, Emma Weitkamp
Article
December 2012

environmental SCIENTIST | Communicating Environmental Science | October 2012


Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp give guidance on how best to communicate with policy-makers.


In recent years environmental scientists and researchers have been increasingly encouraged to...

Emma Fenton
Infographic
December 2012

In the August 2012 edition of the environmental SCIENTIST Valerie Fogleman asked whether or not Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) - current contaminated land legislation - is fit for purpose. The IES set out to see how local authorities use the Act.


Part 2A of the EPA was...

Rachel Godfrey
Discussion paper
December 2012

The last few months has seen a Conservative MP running the party's by-election bid in Corby secretly filmed apparently supporting the campaign of a rival candidate because he opposed wind farms. At the same time one department within Government is pushing a renewable strategy as another is...

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