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Remediating Contaminated Land CPD

This course aims to provide a clear definition of contaminated land, to introduce the risk-based approach engendered by UK legislation.

Remediating Contaminated Land programme

Dates: 24 March - 18 April 2023

Venue: Newcastle University

About the programme

The aims of this module are to:

  • provide a clear definition of contaminated land
  • introduce the risk-based approach to contaminated land engendered by UK legislation
  • describe the techniques which have historically been used in the reclamation of contaminated sites in the UK. Combined
  • together with more recently developed alternative technologies

You will learn about:

  • contaminated land and the related “land affected by contamination” and “derelict land”
  • the legal framework governing contaminated land in the UK, with emphasis being placed on the recent Part IIA regime
  • site investigation and risk assessment
  • reviewing traditional and more innovative techniques for the remediation of contaminated sites
  • an options appraisal to identify appropriate remediation techniques for a contaminated site in the North East of England

For further information

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