edie feature articles on this day... for January 2003, 2002, 1999, 1994

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in January 2003, 2002, 1999, 1994

January 2003

Black & Veatch’s Frank Rogalla looks at filter maintenance and operations

This article is the second part of a summary presenting the findings of information gathered from filtration plants at five sites in the UK, six filter units in Australia and 49 North American plants.

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The land that regulation forgot

According to a new report released by a government-backed taskforce, the current regulatory regime is a major barrier to cleaning up contaminated land. Jason Rayfield reports.

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Processing plants line up to tackle ‘fridge mountain’

Waste management, recycling and metal reprocessors are investing in new plants up and down the land to win a share of the massive market that is quite literally piling up to form “fridge mountains” that are posing a huge problem for local authorities. LAWE reviews recent developments that offer much

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· Improving quality

· The right tools for the job

· Eat, drink and be environmentally friendly

· Out of sight but not out of mind

· David Suzuki

· Ensuring the security of supply


January 2002

Dyeing to receive clear waste

Joel Ferguson from Queens University Belfast's Questor Centre discusses a new biological treatment for removing the colour from highly-concentrated cloth dye-house waste streams

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Checking out road tunnel atmospheres

A dedicated road tunnel atmosphere monitoring system has been developed by CODEL International. Designated the TunnelMASTER, it comprises a family of monitors designed to provide all the essential measurements necessary to monitor tunnel atmospheres: visibility, carbon monoxide, nitri

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Plug technique reduces noise and prevents migration

Pennine Vibropiling's innovative use of its vibro concrete plug technique has provided an alternative design solution for ground improvement at the new B & Q Superstore being built in Kidderminster.

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· A reeding lesson from BAA

· Come, join the data chain

· Reporting medium

· Forest gumption

· Cleaning up on spillage costs

· Stresses come under scrutiny

· The search for certification: www.emsaudit.com

January 1999

Seeping contamination

The Government, it seems, has wasted the past 12 months tinkering with its proposals for contaminated land liability. Mike Renger, Nabarro Nathanson, thinks the time has come for nothing less than comprehensive guidance.

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Double signal filters out background noise

Sue Fielder, publicity manager for Peek Measurement, makes a case for Dual Frequency Doppler (DFD) technology. Fourier analysis is used to remove background noise from the actual flow data.

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New centre puts UK research into contaminated land on track

A new UK centre for co-ordinating national efforts to improve contaminated land assessment methodologies, research and develop remediation technologies and disseminate information to industry and academia has been created in Edinburgh. Colin Cunningham, the Centre's research co-ordinator, explain

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· Reliable flowmetering is essential for efficiency

· The importance of being effluent accurate

· ISO prepares guidance for systematic environmental performance evaluation

· Specialists provide nationwide service in pest control & Nuisance prevention.

January 1994