Edie+ articles on this day... for May 2001, 2000, 1997, 1992

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in May 2001, 2000, 1997, 1992

May 2001

The fall and rise of plastics? Dr Mark Everard, director of science at The Natural Step; Duncan Bowdler, trade liaison manager for the Co-operative Group (CWS); and Mark Shayler, environmental manager, Asda Stores, looks again at the 'flawed concept of green materials'.
Industry buys a vast amount of high quality drinking water, much of a far higher quality than is required for industrial applications. IEM reports on a recent Scottish project to cut costs and stem the flow.
Desalination at Eilat: restructuring Mekorot is seen to be a priorityThe worst in the country's history - Aaron Priel outlines some of the measures Israel is embarking upon to strengthen its institutional water management and expand the use of desalination technologies in new areas.
» WWT on the impact of the proposed single Scottish water authority: Size is important for Scots
» Doncaster monitors pollution data on particulates at two quarry sites
» Foot & mouth debacle proves need for independent regulators
» Portable open path ambient air quality monitor developed with Agency co-operation
» Air quality monitoring stations designed yo operate in extreme weather conditions
» Networking helps cut losses
» Raising cash and getting the price right


May 2000

David Claridge, manager of Endress + Hauser's water division, looks at the future of instrumentation following major staff cuts by UK water companies.
Major airport developments create large expanses of impermeable surfaces where, generally, natural catchments previously existed. Consequently, run-off increases both in quantity and in rate. David Hayward and Richard Barnard, directors of process and environmental management consultants Ashact Lt
Local authorities across the country are gearing up to exercise their responsibilities for air quality. Westminster City Council has produced an Air Quality Strategy and Action Plan which sets out a series of initiatives to help clean up the capital's atmosphere.
» One for the buoys...
» LCA supports integrated approach to solid waste management systems
» Magnesium hydroxide used to aid digestion
» New approaches to suspended solids removal
» SHE in the field
» ESA Chairman promotes open debate on Landfill Directive
» Improved air quality figures for UK back call for concerted European action


May 1997



May 1992