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Thursday 9th Nov 2017 - Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum 10th Anniversary Charity Dinner

The Met Hotel, King St, Leeds LS1 2HQ
7pm


Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum 10th Anniversary Charity Dinner Will be held at The Met Hotel, King St, Leeds LS1 2HQ

Thursday, 9th November 2017

Times: 7pm to Midnight Dress: Lounge suit/evening wear Ticket cost: £40 per person

Other: Cash Raffle
Other: Event Details

Thursday 21st Sep 2017 - YCLF Meeting: Recent Developments in Contaminated Land

Banqueting Hall in Bradford City Hall
09.30


09.00 - 09.30 Registration

 

09.30 – 9.40 Welcome & Introductions

9.40 - 10.20 Dr Phil Studds, RambollEnviron: “Emerging Contaminants: Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)”

 

10.20 – 11:00 Steve Wilson, EPG Ltd – “Exploring continuous online ground-gas monitoring for accelerated risk assessment”

 

 

11:00 - 11.30 Refreshments

11.30 - 12.10 Beverley Parrish, Parrish Environmental Consulting Ltd, “PFOS Contamination in the Channel Islands – A Case

 

 

 

Study”

12.10 - 12.20 Close

Please respond to Eleanor Walker (eleanor.walker@atkinsglobal.com) to book a place

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship opportunities are still available – if you would like to support the event

 

please contact Eleanor Walker

 

Presentation: Emerging Contaminants - poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) (Dr Phil Studds )
Presentation: Ground gas and VOCs – Exploring continuous online ground-gas monitoring for accelerated risk assessment (Steve Wilson)

Thursday 20th Jul 2017 - Joint Summer Contaminated Land Fora Conference

Bolton University
9:30am to 4:30pm


 

Joint Summer Contaminated Land Fora Conference - 20th July 2017 - Bolton University

 

 

 

The NWBRForum are pleased to announce the next Joint Summer Contaminated Land Fora Conference.

 

 

 

Please visit http://webdefence.global.blackspider.com/urlwrap/?q=AXicDclNDoIwEAbQb-F1HIjYiK4IJLLkDFD-lLZjhkLj8eBabuRt36nAFgO_EhDzvag3zbKSrV9Gs_PChjRbrOr2zNvWxtfkrlJUlWc2XebGRh9Py4TR-88jikII5EIjPctiiWUAsJ-BP7XUISM&Z and select Upcoming Events to see further details and instructions on how to register.

 

 

 

The latest event is to be held on Thursday 20th July at 9:30am to 4:30pm at the University of Bolton in the Deane lecture theatre and boardroom.

 

 

 

Topics to be confirmed.

 

 

 

Please book quickly as this event is expected to be very popular.

 

 

 

Kind Regards

 

 

 

The NWBRForum Steering Committee

 


Friday 24th Feb 2017 - YCLF Technical meeting, Friday 24th February to be held at the University of Sheffield

Lecture Theatre 4, The Diamond, University of Sheffield
09.00 Registration


Advances in Contaminated Land Assessment

Agenda: Advances in Contaminated Land Assessment (YCLF)
Presentation: Coal Tar Forensics
Presentation: Darcy’s Law, valid or not?
Presentation: DIGGING THAT BIT DEEPER:
Presentation: SoBRA Generic Assessment Criteria (E Walker)

Thursday 8th Dec 2016 - Urban Regeneration - Developing the Future of the Region

Carriageworks Theatre, the Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3EA
17.45 Registration


17.45 Registration

18.00 Welcome and Introduction

18.05 Rebecca Reynolds and Patricia Gill, WYG, Kirkstall Forge, Phase 1 Infrastructure Works: Paving the Way for a New Urban Regeneration Project in Leeds

18.35 Danny Hope, Hydrock Materials Management Planning - Opportunities & Pitfalls

19.05 Andrew Malley, Dransfield Properties Ltd Fox Valley, the challenges of an urban regeneration project

19.35 End of Meeting, adjourn to the Electric Press for informal drinks Attendance is free but spaces are limited. To book, please e-mail: Zoe.Cooper@esg.co.uk

Presentation: Fox Valley
Presentation: Kirkstall
Presentation: links to videos
Presentation: YCLF MMP
Presentation: YCLF PR December 2016

Friday 30th Sep 2016 - Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum

York City Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA
09.15


09.15 - 09.30 Registration

09.30 - 09.40 Introduction - Ann Barker, Chair YCLF Steering Group

09.40 - 10.00 Legal aspects of land contamination - Nicola Power, Freeths

10.00 - 10.20 Yorkshires geology and groundwater - Ruth Buckley, Environment Agency

10.20- 10.40 Chemistry for land contamination - Jane Fletcher, DETS

10.40 - 11.00 Refreshments

11.00 - 11.20 Sample prep and uncertainty - David Wood, SAL

11.20 - 11.40 Regulators v Consultants - Julia Reynolds, Leeds City Council: Liz Hart, Lithos

11.40 - 12.00 Where do you think the gaps are? Q and A

12:00 - 12.50 Networking and Groundwater Demonstration

Agenda: YCLF Agenda Sept2016 (YCLF)
Other: Directions
Presentation: Chemistry for Land Contamination
Presentation: Legal Aspects of Land Contamination

Friday 24th Jun 2016 - Annual Joint Conference of the Northern Contaminated Land Fora

The Curve, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX
9.30-15.15


Annual Joint Conference of the Northern Contaminated Land Fora Research Through to Practice The Curve, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX DRAFT PROGRAMME Friday, June 24, 2016 9:30 - 10:30 Registration and Coffee Conference Agenda 10:30 - 10:40 Welcome Address Professor Stephen Cummings Dean School of Science and Engineering, Teesside University 10:40 - 11:05 Dr Mark Cave: Assessing the Effects of Urban Soil Geochemistry on Human Wellbeing British Geological Survey (BGS) 11:05 - 11:30 Mrs Marianne Stuart: Emerging Groundwater Contaminants British Geological Survey (BGS) 11:30 – 11:55 Lindsay Bramwell & Dr Jane Entwistle: Newcastle Allotments Lead Biomonitoring Study Newcastle University/Newcastle City Council & Northumbria University 11:55 – 12:20 Mr Paul Gribble: Priority Substances – Laboratory Challenges and Resolutions Technical Director, ALcontrol Questions & Answer Session 12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH & Posters 13:30 – 13:55 Mr Simon Firth: Category 4 Screening Levels: Their Derivation, Use and Future Development Director Firth Consultants 13:35 – 14: 00 Dr Ehsan Jorat & Dr Mark Goddard: The potential of urban brownfields to capture carbon and provide other ecosystem services Newcastle University 14:00 – 14:25 Dr Ian Martin: Groundwater – Risk Assessment of Waste to Land Environment Agency 14:25 – 14:50 Lucy Thomas: Sobra Subgroups Update Chair Society for Brownfield Risk Assessment (SoBRA) Questions & Answer Session 14:50 – 15:15 Closing Remarks and Awards

Agenda: Annual Joint Conference of the Northern Contaminated Land Fora

Friday 26th Feb 2016 - Recent Developments in Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation

Mappin Hall, Mappin Building, University of Sheffield
09.30


09:45 Introductions, etc. 10:00 Peter Witherington, RSK Ltd. Reducing costs through established and emerging risk assessment techniques. 10:30 Dr Mike Rivett, University of Birmingham. Attenuation of chlorinated solvents during groundwater discharge to urban watercourses. 11:00 Coffee break 11:20 Researchers session James Berry, University of Sheffield. Biotreatment of coking-works contaminated water. Dr Andy Bray, University of Leeds. Remediation of bauxite residue. 12:00 Steve Wilson & Sarah Mortimer, EPG Ltd. Recent research in ground gas assessment and protection. 12:30 Conclusions 12:40 Close of event

Agenda: Recent Developments in Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation

Thursday 26th Nov 2015 - Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum Technical Meeting

Carriageworks Theatre, the Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3EA
17.45


Chaired by: Ian Parkinson (Sirius) & Dr Rob Shortland (VHE Construction) 17.45 Registration 18.00 Welcome and Introduction 18.10 Chris Barrett, Arup Estimating Remediation Costs for Dummies: an explanation of the HCA guide on dereliction, demolition and remediation costs 18.35 Rob Latimer from ACE Group 19.00 Chris Woods, Biogenie Biogenie Soil Treatment Facilities – Cost effective disposal vs landfill and review of the WM3 guidance 19.30 End of Meeting, adjourn to the Electric Press for drinks and food. Attendance is free but spaces are limited. To book, please e-mail: Zoe.Cooper@esg.co.uk Event Sponsored by ELAB Ramboll Environ VHE


Friday 25th Sep 2015 - September 2015 YCLF meeting - York

City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA
9am -1pm


9.00am Registration 9.45am Welcome and Introductions –YCLF 10.00am Andy Moore (WSP) 'Introducing innovation to ground risk assessment' 10.40am Dr Richard Ogden (LQM) ‘The composition of PAH mixtures: what it tells us and how it can be used in human health risk assessments’ 11.15am Coffee Break 11.30am Colin Green (QROS) 'New developments in on-site analysis' 12.10pm Matt Askin (Environment Agency) 'ACUMEN project - New options for old landfills' 1pm Close



Wednesday 25th Feb 2015 - Yorkshire Contaminated Land Forum Technical Meeting

George Porter Conference Centre, North Campus, University of Sheffield
09:00 - 11:50


Developments in Site Investigation and Remediation

Agenda: Agenda (YCLF)
Agenda: Press Release (YCLF)
Other: Press Release (YCLF)
Presentation: Developments in Site Investigation and Remediation (YCLF)

Thursday 27th Nov 2014 - Meeting

Carriageworks, Electric Press, Leeds
17:15 - 20:30

Agenda: Meeting Agenda (YCLF)

Tuesday 30th Sep 2014 - YCLF Meeting

City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA
1pm - 4pm


The next YCLF meeting will be held on the afternoon of Tuesday 30th September 2014 at the offices of York City Council (City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA) between 1pm - 4pm.

Registration from 1pm

  • "The influence of feasibility study in selecting a sustainable approach for the remediation of soils and deep impacted groundwater at active petrol station" - Felipe Couto, RemedX
  • Mapping new Groundwater Source Protection Zones and the Water Framework Directive - Environment Agency
  • Flooding and Groundwater Contamination - Steve Moreby, NHBC
  • "Enhanced Reductive Dechlorination Treatment of DNAPL under an Operational Industrial Dry Cleaning Facility" - Gareth Leonard, Regenesis

To book a place contact Zoe Cooper (Zoe.Cooper@esg.co.uk)

Please note the change from the usual Friday morning event arrangements.

Agenda: Press Release (YCLF)
Presentation: Benefits of feasibility testing for the selection of sustainable remediation techniques (Felipe Couto)
Presentation: Enhanced Monitored Natural Attenuation - Free-Phase to Non-Detect (Regenesis)
Presentation: Enhanced Monitored Natural Attenuation - Free-Phase to Non-Detect in 540 Days (Hyder)
Presentation: Source Protection Zones and Water Framework Directive in Yorkshire (Ruth Buckley)


Friday 22nd Nov 2013 - Environmental Forensics

Pinsent Masons LLP, 1 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5AB
12:30 - 16:30

Agenda: Agenda (YCLF)
Presentation: Application of Real Time Air Monitoring in Forensic Investigations (Doug Laidler and David Jacob)


Thursday 9th May 2013 - Eco Fair

Leeds United, Elland Road, Leeds
All Day





Tuesday 1st May 2012 - Ecofair

Leeds United, Elland Road
TBC


Next YCLF event will be part of the Ecofair – www.ecofair.co.uk