edie feature articles on this day... for December 1999, 1998, 1995, 1990

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in December 1999, 1998, 1995, 1990


December 1999

When the Levy breaks

The CBI believes that negotiated agreements should be made available to as wide a spectrum of the business sector as is feasible, rather than being limited to those sites covered by IPPC. In return, participating sectors should receive relief from the Levy on a banded sliding scale related to factor

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Individual industry

Just behind the environmental manager is a vast array of people - supervisers, team leaders, technicians, or quality or H&S managers - all of whom would be involved in implementing an environmental management system. Dr Charlie Clutterbuck, Groundwork Blackburn, asks: Why aren't they used more?

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Listen very carefully

Under IPPC, provisions for the management and control of noise are soon to be adopted, in a similar manner to other environmental pollutants - UK regulations are under construction. Mick Jenkins, Acoustic Technology Ltd, considers the integration of noise within an Environmental Management System.

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· Speak softly, carry a big stick

· Compliance up in the air?

· What's over the horizon?

· Simultaneous spectrum speciation

· Could combined UV and ozone be the future of odour control?

· Fly swarm control at Burton-on-Trent STW

· Looking over the horizon to new concepts in street sweeper design & engineering



December 1998

CIRIA report questions focus on sewer capacity

Sewerage undertakers should be more willing to consider a variety of options for the prevention of sewer flooding, according to a report by CIRIA.

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Scientists investigate manhole performance

Manholes are often defined simply as a Œmeans of entry for inspection of sewers and drains¹. Here, Brian Dumbleton reports on studies of pollutant transport through manholes and attempts to improve the efficiency of their design.

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Chard treatment works cleared for take-off

Chard in Somerset ­ home of the first powered flight ­ is the location for Wessex Water's most recent wastewater treatment works. Built to cope with the town's population growth until the year 2013, the £8 million treatment works has also been designed to blend in with the environment, resulti

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· Stormwater project meets first major challenge

· Septic sewer treatment reduces load on STWs



December 1995



December 1990