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Contaminated land 2006 21 March, Hotel Russell, London.


Ground Engineering conference, chaired by British Urban Regeneration Association director Jan Hellings, will examine the latest government policy and practical solutions for dealing with contaminated land.

John Galvin, head of branch, Licensing and Enforcement Unit, Waste Management Division, Defra will give an update on waste legislation and implementation of the Landfill Directive.

Environment Agency policy manager, land contamination, Sheena Engineer, will discuss Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment (Clea) software and soil guideline values, while Lovells consultant Valerie Fogleman will talk about the implications of legislation and government policy affecting remediation of contaminated land.

ALcontrol Laboratories policy and communications manager Hazel Davidson will then explain perceived inconsistencies in the Monitoring Certification Scheme (Mcerts) and their resolution.

After lunch, SITA UK divisional commercial director Dave Hughes will give a landfill operator's interpretation of legislation and its practical implications and Sinclair Knight Merz water and environment manager John Palmer will assess soil remediation options.

The day will end with a series of case studies exploring the wide range of techniques and technology available to clean up contaminated land.

Sponsored by Sinclair Knight Merz, delegate places cost £295 + VAT. For more information and to register, visit www.contaminated-sites. co. uk; tel: 0845 056 8069; or email: constructconferences@emap. com Co

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