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February 2019 Contaminated Land Newsletter

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This newsletter provides an update on contaminated land news covering the following topics:

  • National Planning Policy Framework
  • What a waste!
  • Development of contaminated land
  • Ground gas assessment
  • Development of small brownfield sites
  • Soil guideline values

January 2018 Contaminated Land Newsletter

Follow this link to read our January 2018 Contaminated Land Newsletter

This newsletter provides an update on contaminated land news covering the following topics:

  • WIMBY
  • British Standards
  • Risk Assessment for Hydrocarbons
  • Brownfield Land Registers
  • Guidance on the approach to groundwater protection
  • SAGTA – C4SLs
  • Misclassification of waste

How to avoid the main pitfalls when deciding whether a waste is or is not hazardous?

A newly formed working group on the classification of waste has developed a simple set of guidance notes.  MJCA are part of the working group and helped to develop the document ‘Misclassification of waste – and how you can avoid it’.  The document can be found here


August 2017 Contaminated Land Newsletter

Follow this link to read our August 2017 Contaminated Land Newsletter

This newsletter provides an update on contaminated land news covering the following topics:

  • WIMBY
  • British Standards
  • Risk Assessment for Hydrocarbons
  • Brownfield Land Registers
  • Guidance on the approach to groundwater protection
  • SAGTA – C4SLs
  • Misclassification of waste

Misclassification of waste and how to avoid it

Please find a link to the note on “Misclassification of waste and how to avoid it”  published by the Environmental Services Association. This guide was developed by a waste industry group, including MJCA, to help people to avoid the errors that commonly are made.