Edie+ articles on this day... for May 2008, 2007, 2004, 1999

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May 2008

Edie.net, Europe's leading online resource for environmentalists, is celebrating its 10th birthday at SustainabilityLive!
The face of waste management has changed radically over the past century, yet the materials dealt with remain the same. CIWM chief Steve Lee looks at how the industry's favourite seaside show is moving with the times
Leading figures from think tanks and industry will be explaining Government's latest plans for the environmental sector - and debating their impact.
» A question of credibility
» Bullet-proof buoy solves level-measuring problem
» Edie interview: Does the building world need a standard green standard?
» Environmental awards bonanza
» Solar pump brings running water to a Gambian school
» Taking a harsher view of pollution
» Keeping on track for sustainability at London 2012


May 2007

As CIWM gears up for its 21st show, chief executive Steve Lee charts the fast moving changes taking place in the industry as waste evolves into a resource
Planned development at a ski resort in Italy would have an unacceptable impact on the habitat of wild birds in the region, according to the European courts.
The highest level of water restrictions has been imposed by East Gippsland Water in Australia following harmful pollution affecting the Mitchell River. To overcome the resultant water shortage there, the water company turned to Siltbuster find a solution that would improve water supply to 17,000 res
» Locking up the polluters
» Spanish irrigation could harm birds
» Composting - a cleaner disposal for sludge
» Stand up and be counted
» Making a case for PFI credits
» H-scooters hit the road
» Testing one, two, three


May 2004

Paul Scott, director of Next Step Consulting, discusses verifying environmental reports
By Peter Howsam, Cranfield University Policy & Legislation Unit, Institute of Water & Environment
With respect to environmental water quality, monitoring is an essential management tool, both in general and site-specific terms:
Pascal Meyer, associate with Golder Associates, discusses vendor due diligence
» Comply with me
» An interpretation of the legal obligations of the Water Framework Directive with respect to monitoring
» Completing the data jigsaw
» Multi-site monitoring for Corporation of London
» Measurement & monitoring implications of the Water Framework Directive
» Off-the-peg AQ website for local authorities
» Challenging odour regulations


May 1999

Groundwater levels in London vary from 10m to 40m below ground level reaching the highest point in the east in such areas as Woolwich and Barking. It is estimated that by 2010, if nothing is done, the water table will be between 20m and ground level in areas of Westminster and the City of L
Photocatalysis has been considered for a number of years to be an ideal technique for the treatment of industrial effluents. However, until now the cost of the process has been prohibitive for all but the most intractable problems. Recently Photox Bradford has developed a new approach to the
Virtual reality is being used to visualise the tidal hydraulics of the Thames Estuary and as a future prediction tool explains Maggie Templeman of Superscape.
» Pollution problem prevented at rail station
» Water treatment for British Sugar CHP plant
» Techniques to control industrial wastewater
» £0.5 million scheme protects salmon rich river
» Wheal Jane minewater - the long term solution