edie feature articles on this day... for February 2009, 2008, 2005, 2000

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in February 2009, 2008, 2005, 2000


February 2009

Eversheds comment: UK cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 1.5%

Michael Woods, partner and head of climate change at international law firm Eversheds, comments on December's official carbon dioxide emissions figures that were released today.

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'Involving people is critical'

WET News talks to Anne Dugdale, an experienced chartered town planner who has joined engineering firm Black & Veatch.

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Bell rings in the changes for wheel loaders

Best known for its articulated dump trucks, Bell Equipment is branching out into wheel loaders by developing a range that boasts advanced features as standard

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· Evolution keeps Huber on toes

· Interview: Are Internet businesses going green?

· Biogas supplies green power

· Rising above the low of peak water

· Optimistic yet realistic - ERM boss

· Lessons from the future

· The only way is up for recycling managers



February 2008

Steady flow of data helps manage floods

Devastating floods dominated headlines in 2007 around the world - from rural China to England, rampant rivers wreaked destruction.

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Optimisation saves energy

New technology has been developed that allows the quick and accurate determination of the critical dissolved oxygen concentration for activated sludge. Ken Diamond of Strathkelvin Instruments reviews its implementation at two UK sites

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The struggle to stay within the law

When it comes to the fast-moving world of waste law, not every facilities manager is up to speed on the changes and what they mean for their organisation, according to recent research

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· Autoclaving goes commercial in Yorkshire

· Comment: So what exactly is sustainability?

· Plastic: Standing the test of time

· Ireland in hot water over groundwater directive

· Edie Environmental Legislation Summary February 2008

· Upgrade copes with growing town

· Viridor gives operatives skills for the future



February 2005

Taxi Emissions Strategy

Sarah Legge from the Greater London Authority explains how cutting taxi exhaust fumes will play a part in creating the London wide Low Emission Zone.

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Opening the door

Environment minister Elliot Morley sets out the government's desire to see more private sector investment in waste

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Transport and Cimate Cange

Alternative transport options are urgently needed if we are to truly address climate change, writes Tony Bosworth of Friends of the Earth.

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· VOC Pollution Control And The SED

· Improving Emissions Trading

· Forward thinking initiatives win top marks

· Renewable energy finds a place in the sun

· Investment in recycling plant pays off for skip hirer

· The fine art of sludge pumping

· Making sense of sludge



February 2000

Sewer failure, and successful remedies

Richard Swan, head of materials technology with WRc┬╣s networks group, looks at what can go wrong down in the sewers, and what can be done to put it right.

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Garbage in, garbage out

Michael Scott, SWIG, argues that, with limited or even no confidence in data from process and environmental modelling sensors, what's the point?

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MAJOR HIRER OFFERS WIDE-RANGING CHOICE OF KIT

According to Instrument Hire, which is a BS EN ISO 90002:1994 quality certified concern, and part of the Building Services Research and Information Association BSRIA) at Bracknell, there has been a steady and significant growth of companies providing instrumentation for hire or rental.

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· A diluted role for health and safety managers?

· See the sites

· EU Directive targets spur update in technical guidance

· Construction mounts major effort to minimise and reuse waste

· A source of intense excitation

· Sustainability: 100%

· Giant sludge incineration plant opens in the Mersey Valley