edie feature articles on this day... for June 2001, 2000, 1997, 1992

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


June 2001

Location, location, location . . .

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) combine layers of spatial information about a location, allowing the user to visualise, manipulate and analyse data from many sources. John Bearder, HSE Consultancy, Shell Global Solutions (UK), describes why this makes them ideal tools to facilitate environmen

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All monitors are not created equal

The forthcoming Europen Standard on the Quality Assurance of Automated Monitoring Systems will have a significant impact on the monitoring of certain industrial emission sources in the UK. Beverly La Ferla reports.

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You win again. . .

Environmental award schemes have for some time offered a powerful means of stimulating change, and have been very successful in encouraging organisations to behave in a more environmentally responsible way. So successful, in fact, that growth in such schemes has tipped the 'exponential' mark, to the

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June 2000

Continuous growth

Though considered progressive at the time, the US Clean Air Act, passed in 1969, has proven insufficient. Amended in 1990, sweeping revisions have been implemented in an attempt to curb the three major threats to the nation's environment and to the health of millions of Americans: acid rain, urban a

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A blanket of air

Dr Richard Maggs, Stanger Science and Environment, highlights the proposals to increase the extent and coverage of air quality monitoring in the UK in response to EU drivers.

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Changing market favours the major players

Malcolm Hallsworth assesses the challenges facing those involved in the manufacture and supply of pumps.

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· Incineration wins role in Waste Strategy

· Growing market for alternative systems

· Certified certifiable?

· The importance of giving off good vibrations

· One decade dawn

· Welsh Water chooses to go with the flow

· Dispersion conversion



June 1997

How geosynthetic clay liners can put the cap on landfills

Against the background of the impact of the Landfill Tax and the growing scarcity of of traditional cover

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Guidance galore from the government’s ‘best practice’ scheme

With the election over, the hiatus in the government’s publishing machine came to an abrupt end last month with a flood of good practice guides, benchmarking reports and case studies from the Environmental Technology Best Practice Programme (ETBPP).

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Data management: a bird's eye view

Environmental data, and the management thereof, is now vital to the work of industry, scientists and others. The RSPB, formed in 1889 by a group of people who wanted to ban the practice of using Grebe feathers in ladies' hats, today employs 'Adaptive Server Enterprise' and 'Spatial Query Server' sol

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June 1992