edie feature articles on this day... for June 2006, 2005, 2002, 1997

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in June 2006, 2005, 2002, 1997


June 2006

Porsche fined over packaging waste

Car manufacturer Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd has been ordered to pay more than £27,000 for failing to comply with packaging-waste regulations.

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Italy ignores EIA obligations

Italy has come under fire from the EC for failing to carry out an in-depth environmental impact assessment for a major incinerator.

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Environmental Case Law Summary, June 06

Once again Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK and Europe. Amongst the updates on offer in this month's roundup a gas company is forced to clean-up land contaminated years before the firm was formed, Italy

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· ECJ rules on habitat protection

· More plants needed to keep compost from landfill

· Partners in grime: waste scheme set for rapid results

· Ahead of the game

· What's it all about...? Energy storage

· EIC: We must make economy more efficient

· Edie Environmental Legislation Summary, June 06



June 2005

Possible future legal challenges

Moray Council announced this month that it intends to take the Scottish Executive to court, by way of an action for judicial review of its decision to grant approval for a controversial wind-farm development near Keith in the north of Scotland.

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Emissions to air - new challenges for the power generation industry

Stationary Source Emissions
On 2nd December the British Standards Institution finally published BS EN 14181 - Stationary Source Emissions. EN14181 Stationary Source Emissions - Quality Assurance of Automated Measuring Systems is the new European standard intended to improve air pollution stan

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'Landfill' gulls pose potential health hazard

Leading specialist in controlling nuisance from birds, NBC Bird Solutions, reviews the evidence that gulls in particular, feeding on landfill sites, can pose a potential hazard to human health

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· Clear the air

· Blending into the background

· Bacteria-based biological system treats leachate

· Internal landfill slopes strengthened with polyester biaxial grid

· London Waste opts for in-vessel composting

· Making the grade

· Custom-made plant tackles ammonia removal from leachate



June 2002

Floating aerators cut ammonia levels

Leachate treatment is a key area in landfill management subject to increasingly stringent regulation. LAWE reports on technology available to assist site operators in meeting their obligations which continues into the long-term with provision for aftercare. In this case study Flucon Aerator

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The economics of treatment versus discharge

Senior group engineer at W S Atkins Consultants, Martin Kimber, argues that if actual costs were applied, the treatment of wastewaters from water treatment plants would be seen to be more economical than discharge to a sewer.

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Membrane bioreactors clean up landfill leachate

Wehrle Environmental, part of the Wehrle-Werk AG group, presented a wide range of effluent treatment technology at the et2002 show last month.

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· Landfill site licensing fuels demand for specialist aftercare management

· Techically speaking

· Integrated management: the art of doing two things at once

· Waste industry looks to growth in 'charge by weight'

· Control the cost of pumping

· deep sidewall saves on space

· IT changes working practice



June 1997

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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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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