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RemSoc Newsletter – November 2021

The latest RemSoc newsletter can be accessed using the link below, or from the ‘Downloads’ menu on the website. Please get in touch with any feedback, comments, articles or suggestions via info@remsoc.org. November 2021 Newsletter Welcome to the RemSoc Newsletter for November 2021! Go to this Sway

2021 RemSoc AGM Minutes

The RemSoc AGM was held on 24th November 2021 via Teams and was attended by eleven members of the society (including members of the Steering Committee). For the benefit of all members, a copy of the minutes from the AGM are included below. 2021-11-24-RemSoc-AGM-2021-Minutes Thanks to everyone that attended and contributed!

2021 SoBRA Winter Conference, 8th December 2021

When: 8th December 2021 Where: Online & in-person (Burlington House, London) This years SoBRA Winter Conference will be both an in-person and on-line event, with speakers from the Environment Agency, the C4SL project, major ongoing Part 2A studies, metal bioavailability studies and universities. For more details and booking please visit the SoBRA website.

Defra consulting on amendments to the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

Defra is currently consulting on potential amendments to the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) 2016 for groundwater activities.  A summary of the proposed EPR amendments for groundwater activities are: To provide an improved hierarchy of regulatory controls for groundwater activities   To provide controls to prevent groundwater pollution from uncontrolled ‘pollutants’  To improve existing control measures for […]

CL:AIRE publishes updated SuRF-UK Sustainable Management Practices guidance

CL:AIRE has just published SuRF-UK’s updated Sustainable Management Practices (SMP) guidance, bringing this 2021 version in line with Environment Agency Land Contamination Risk Management (LCRM) regulatory guidance. SuRF-UK defines SMPs as “relatively simple, common sense actions that can be implemented at any stage in a land contamination management project to improve its environmental, social and/or economic […]