Month: March 2008
Rising energy prices could make microgeneration viable
Ian Butterss, of consultancy firm Faithful+Gould, told delegates at the Ecobuild exhibition in London, that microgeneration could pay for itself very quickly if rising energy prices and a possible carbon tax are taken into account. An extract from his speech can be heard on edie audio.
Edie Environmental Legislation Summary March 2008
Recent changes to legislation which will impact on the environmental sector in the UK, Europe and internationally come under the spotlight in this Semple Fraser and Edie News monthly round-up of new law and policy. This month sees industry preparing for Site Waste Management Plans, amendment of regulations covering land contaminated by radiation and legislation designed to control diffuse pollution in Scotland.
Environmental Case Law Summary, March 2008
Once again Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK and Europe. This month the courts look into an EIA for a Belgian freight airport, gave the thumbs up to French laws restricting the import of pesticides and the Court of Appeal settles a squabble between insurers over who must pay for land remediation.
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