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  • Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work Pollution
    Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work

    A charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC), who campaign to reverse the effects of industrialisation on the UK's rivers has commented on Ofwat imposing the biggest fine ever on a water company for "significant breaches of its licence conditions and its statutory duties." They write....

  • Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port Business
    Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port

    Peel Environmental is working in partnership with Waste2Tricity to deliver a 'UK first' plastics to hydrogen project at its 54-acre Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

  • Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050 Politics
    Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050

    Following Prime Minster Theresa May's announcement in the House of Commons yesterday that amendments to the UK's Climate Change Act will set the country on a course to eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050, the move has been broadly welcomed by a range of interest groups - many pleased at the scale of its ambition to set the UK on a path to become the world's first major economy to set net zero emissions target in law, but others disappointed that the law will be reviewed every five years. Here's the range of comment received that Environment Times has received ......

  • Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon Transport
    Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon

    Innovative deployment of solar lighting and power generation has resulted in a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales achieving 97% diesel-free operation. And the project's leaders, Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd, feel it has proved the viability of a sustainable 'Site of the Future'.

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Health & safety

Casella launches intrinsically safe low flow pump for chemical exposure monitoring

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has launched its advanced and lightweight low flow pump, the VAPex Pro. The elite low flow pump is the ideal solution for seamless reporting on employee's levels of chemical exposure, saving occupational hygienists' crucial time in their working day.

THE LAKES ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC!

THE VENUE: LAKES ALIVE FESTIVAL, KENDAL.
THE CLIENT: CHRIS SELKIRK, OF SUSTAINABLE FESTIVALS.
THE KIT: OPTIMUS GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND LEVEL METER

Cirrus Research unveil new Environmental Noise Measurement Kit

Noise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research has launched its new Environmental Noise Measurement Kit ahead of the CIEH Noise Conference on April 17.

Gas-detection specialist Crowcon provides DB Breweries with CO2 detectors as the drinks industry continues to acknowledge urgent need for gas detection monitoring

Many do not fully appreciate that CO2 is toxic.....

Select hearing protection now available thanks to latest Cirrus' doseBadge5 update

The doseBadge5 noise dosimeter is now available with octave bands filters allowing for effective and accurate selection that enhances employee hearing protection.

Remote sensor assembly enhances Crowcon’s XgardIQ fixed point detection solution

In response to an industry-wide drive towards improved worker safety and reducing maintenance downtime, Crowcon has developed a remote sensor assembly to work alongside its XgardIQ fixed point detector and transmitter.

OPTEX DETECTORS PROTECT LIVELIHOODS 'DOWN ON THE FARM'

The success of a security installation using OPTEX detectors to protect against the theft of expensive machinery and equipment at an arable farm in North Lincolnshire has led to a similar system being deployed to protect turbines at a neighbouring windfarm.

CIRRUS RESEARCH MOVES INTO VIBRATION MARKET WITH NEW PRODUCT

Noise measurement specialists Cirrus Research are moving in to the vibration detection market for the first time with the launch of its new Revo Vibration Meter.

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