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Wash and scrub-up Large scale soil washing is being used to clean up an old gas works site in Nottingham.

What is thought to be the first major remediation project in the UK to use soil washing is on schedule for completion in mid-September. The process separates and removes fine grained contaminated material from coarse grained material, which is then cleaned. The washed soil can then be largely re-used as fill on site, offering an economical and environmentally friendly alternative to conventional methods of remediating contaminated land.

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