26th Jul 2019

During hot weather it is hard to imagine that flash flooding may be a prominent risk. However, the conditions that occur during warm weather can lead to detrimental impacts.

20th Jun 2019

Clean Air Day provides a prompt for individuals and societies to reflect upon their own experiences of local air quality, and a time to consider how we, as individuals, can take initiative in making our environment and society a cleaner place. This year, Breathe in Brighton are focusing on the impacts of engine idling.

17th Jun 2019

Today the Coal Authority has issued a technical guidance note following the review of findings into a large subsidence event in north-east England. The guidance hopes to bring further awareness to the risk posed by historical mining at development sites.

 

12th Jun 2019

The Environment Agency (EA) has published a new guidance document on the management of contaminated land. The new document is a user-friendly guide that has been aimed at anyone that may need to manage or deal with land contamination, including landowners, developers, planners and regulators.

8th May 2019

Flooding is the most common natural hazard in the UK. A shift in flood risk management in recent years has seen a push towards community engagement to help communities understand and act towards their risk. To enable this, better communication of flood risk should be implemented to improve the response to this risk.

23rd Apr 2019

A planning application for a housing development in South London has been granted despite the council being warned that residents on the first floor could be at risk from relatively high levels of air pollution.