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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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Movers & Shakers

FINANCE DIRECTOR DRAWS CROWDS AT WORLD CONGRESS

Jacopa finance director Peter Sargent made an impressive presentation to an attentive audience at the IFS World Conference in Gothenburg recently, with an authoritative overview of the rollout of the Company's highly successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

Biogest Deal Makes Jacopa One-Stop-Shop for Stormwater

Wastewater solutions specialist Jacopa has agreed a landmark deal with Biogest AG that will cement Jacopa’s position as the UK’s one stop shop for customers in the stormwater management market.

SIMISTER STORMS IN AT JACOPA

Tony Simister has joined leading wastewater specialist Jacopa to further strengthen the company's storm water product portfolio. Tony has a strong background in both the commercial and engineering aspects of storm water projects and is well known for his professional contribution within the industry.

CHARTERED ACHIEVEMENT FOR JACOPA'S KIERAN MADINE

Jacopa Business Development Manager Kieran Madine has achieved success in a Professional Review to be admitted as a Member of CIWEM (MCIWEM) and a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (C.WEM).

BIOGENIE-ENGLOBE WIN GREEN APPLE AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Biogenie-EnGlobe, a subsidiary of EnGlobe Corp., and leading worldwide operator of contaminated material treatment facilities, in conjunction with their JV partner Biffa waste services, has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest companies across the globe.

Fundraising for WaterAid

The Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM) Northern Ireland branch recently made a very generous donation of £5,095 to WaterAid.

 EMISSION'S UNDER CONTROL AS GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADERS JOIN FORCES

The Middle East is fertile ground for the deployment of advanced emission control technologies

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