Month: February 2005
EIA accuses Indonesia and China of world’s biggest smuggling racket
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has called for the US and Canada to ban imports of Chinese flooring products made from merbau wood as, it says, they have been illegally exported to China in violation of Indonesia's export ban.
Renewable energy finds a place in the sun
In every sense, the tide is coming in for alternative, sustainable forms of energy generation, with a surge in tidal, wave, wind power plus solar and biomass sources, as recent political and technological developments indicate, reports LAWE Editor Alexander Catto
Waste management gets sophisticated with IT
IT - in all its forms - from e-government at local and national level, through management systems and GIS related fleet control and tracking pollution, is an increasingly familiar and effective tool across environmental control and waste management services. In this special feature LAWE reports on recent advances in IT and reviews the fast-growing application of sophisticated weighing systems on pages 10-18 in our latest Weighing Up Your Options feature
Onyx Hampshire’s Chineham ERF wins the accolades
Waste-to-energy companies seeking to negotiate the pitfalls of developing facilities within what can often be initially hostile communities, could well take a leaf out of Onyx Hampshire's book when it comes to gaining acceptance of going for the energy recovery option through waste incineration. The first of the three-plant development playing a major role in dealing with Hampshire's waste disposal has been winning the accolades, including the prestigious Brunel Medal awarded by the ICE.
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