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

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...

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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Phil Holmes
Blog
December 2012

As part of the IES' commitment to creating original, though-provoking content, research and commentary relevant to the environmental science sector, we have launched a new Analysis section of the website. This new platform is aimed at members and other interested readers and will help them...

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...

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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