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  • Delivering The Potential From CHP – The Challenge For EfW Facilities Luke Prazsky, one of our waste resource management specialists, has written an article for the CIWM Journal. In it he argues that challenges made by SEPA to maximise the efficiency of the waste industry can be met.  READ MORE
  • Solar PV planning applications - what you may need to consider before you begin. READ MORE
  • Human Rights; Challenges and Solutions in the Mining Industry - a well suppported conference. READ MORE
  • MIPIM 2014 Wardell Armstrong is once again in Cannes this year to attend the world’s premier property event at MIPIM, which will be celebrating its 25th birthday. READ MORE
  • Solar generation on landfill sites – a winning formula? With soaring energy prices, challenging emissions targets and the demand for greater security of supply, any imaginative and effective new way of harnessing renewable energy should be very welcome. The installation of solar panels on former landfill sites could be exactly the kind of innovation that’s needed. Previously difficult because of stability problems caused by differential settlement, new technological advances are now making this combination perfectly possible – bringing attractive new revenue opportunities and after-use options to landowners and landfill operators. READ MORE
  • Want to stay out of jail? Stay on the right side of waste law. Tough new waste legislation could soon see a dramatic increase in sentences for many environmental and waste offences – with fines of up to £2 million for larger companies and up to three years in prison for individuals. The potential stringent new sentences come as the result of a three month consultation by the Sentencing Council. Proposed new environmental offences guidelines for magistrates have already been backed by the parliamentary Justice Committee. Following the consultation, the final guidelines are due to be published early 2014 and will come into force 12 weeks later, according to the Sentencing Council. READ MORE