Month: May 2005
Groups outraged as ruling threatens forests and water supplies
A new ruling by the Bush administration overturning the four year ban on developing roadless areas of national forests will not only destroy areas of pristine forests and wildlife habitats but threaten clean drinking water sources and areas of recreation, environmental campaigners say.
Risk Based Analysis Changes Laboratories’ Role in Contaminated Land Assessment, by Helen Stevens of IMS.
With the recent shift in emphasis from testing geared to specific lists to a more varied, risk based approach, access to analytical techniques which can provide a comprehensive picture of a site's contamination is now more important than ever.
Biosensors for monitoring environmental emissions
By J.D. Newman, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University Increasing concerns over the environment and the consequent political pressures to monitor consent levels, check for pollution and safeguard fragile ecosystems, have led to many initiatives to develop biosensors for environmental applications.
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