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  • Entec secures planning permission for Wolverhampton schools

    Entec has successfully secured outline planning permissions for three schools on behalf of Wolverhampton City Council as part of their Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. The BSF programme aims to upgrade or rebuild all 26 schools serving secondary age pupils in Wolverhampton and promote achievement and wellbeing for young people in the city. Entec prepared and submitted the ...


  • Leading scientists launch action plan on food security

    A charter on food security outlining how each sector of society can take action was launched yesterday (28 March) by an international commission of senior scientists. 'Achieving food security in the face of climate change' is a synthesis of 16 scientific reports on the issue released over the last few years. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New plan to secure future for fishing communities and fleets

    Fishermen will have more control over how they operate and better opportunities to profit under plans to overhaul the way fishing quotas are managed in England, Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon announced today. Proposals to simplify the way quotas (the amount of fish that fishermen are entitled to catch) are managed would let the industry plan better for the future, putting more control ...

  • Plan to secure future of West Scotland herring

    The EC has also tabled a proposal for a Council regulation on a multi-annual plan for the management of herring fisheries to the West of Scotland. The proposal will ensure the sustainability of the fishery and prevent any sudden increase in fishing pressure which could jeopardise its future. This will require adjusting the Total Allowable Catches (TACs) to achieve a high and sustainable yield by ...

  • Chemical security

    The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citizens, according to research published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. Maria Rooijakkers and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq of the School of Public and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Security fencing

    With the UK's financial difficulties and police cutbacks it is more pertinent than ever to beef up your security around your homes and businesses, with desperation comes crime, burglary is a danger we must do all we can to protect ourselves as well as possible. Security fencing is a major security feature and will make thieves think twice about trying to gain entry to your property. When ...


    By Approved Trader

  • AUS$1bn plan to help secure cities’ water supplies

    The Australian Government will provide AUS$1 billion over six years to help secure water supplies for working families and businesses through desalination, recycling and stormwater harvesting. “The effects of climate change mean most of Australia’s cities and towns have less water, and we can no longer rely on rainfall to supply all our drinking water,”  Minister for Climate Change and ...


    By Australian Government

  • Carbon Sciences' Plan for Energy Security Confirmed by Major Louisiana GTL Project

    Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make gasoline and other transportation fuels from natural gas and carbon dioxide, today announced that recent plans for a major project in Louisiana confirm that a gas-to-liquids (GTL) strategy is the country's best approach for energy independence. Byron Elton, Carbon Sciences CEO, commented, "It is clear that ...


  • Energos secures planning permission in Northern Ireland for advanced thermal treatment facility

    Planning permission for an 80,000 tonne Energos clean energy recovery from waste facility in Lisburn, has been granted by Alex Attwood, Environment Minister for Northern Ireland. The advanced conversion facility at the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Energy security - an imperative for the EU

    The recent gas crisis that has affected several EU countries, leaving them without gas in the coldest of winter weather, has put energy security as one of the highest priorities on the EU's agenda. At the meeting on 19 February, the Energy Council adopted conclusions on the Commission's communication 'Second Strategic Energy Review - an EU energy security and solidarity action plan', which was ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Water security in an uncertain world

    Policymakers must find flexible plans to ensure water security despite the uncertainties of climate change, says climate scientist Mark New. Much of the developing world is dependent on rainfall, snow or ice for its natural water supplies, so researchers and policymakers are concerned about how climate change will affect water security. Long-term water availability is largely determined by the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Statutory security of supply report

    The Department for Energy and Climate Change has today published the annual Statutory Security of Supply Report (SSSR) that looks at the UK’s energy security for this winter and up-coming winters. ...

  • China’s energy security strategy

    China’s strategy for securing its energy supply has been analysed in a new study. The author highlights key aspects of the country’s energy security strategy, focusing on overseas investment in oil and development of petroleum reserves and unconventional gas, including fracking. Over the last two decades, China has shifted from being a net exporter to a net importer of fossil fuels. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Securing electricity supply

      With the World Cup kicking off this week, energy demand is at its greatest, and it’s worth reflecting on the fact that the UK’s energy security doesn’t happen by accident. The planning is meticulous, because our modern lives revolve around the use of energy. Since the 1970s we have grown used to uninterrupted supplies of power and we haven’t had a supply ...

  • Security Claims Dismissed

    Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure-play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, today announced that on Sept. 14, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the "Ontario Court") released its decision denying in its entirety the request of the Plaintiff, Wayne Gould, for leave to proceed with a proposed class action ...


  • GSA South Carolina: Turner Laboratories Secures GSA Award, Plans Expansion to Service Federal Agencies

    GSA South Carolina is pleased to announce that Turner Laboratories Inc. (Turner Labs) has been awarded a GSA Schedule 66 contract and is now certified to provide goods & services directly to the Federal government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the General Services Administration (GSA), Turner Labs will place their full-service environmental testing laboratory services ...


    By Turner Laboratories Inc.

  • Seminar on New Chemical Security Regulations

    Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (HMSC), has announced that it will be presenting, along with ABS Consulting, a seminar on new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) interim final regulations establishing security regulations for high risk chemical facilities. The seminar entitled, 'Complying with Homeland Security's New Sweeping Anti-Terrorism Regulations Pertaining to Companies that Use or ...


  • Securing UK’s leadership in Climate Science

    60 million of investment in the Met Office Hadley Centre’s Climate Programme was announced by the Government today aimed at maintaining the UK’s place as a global leader in climate research and modelling. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: “As we face the impacts of climate change over the coming decades it is vital that we understand what the future holds ...

  • China`s energy security strategy

    China's strategy for securing its energy supply has been analysed in a new study. The author highlights key aspects of the country's energy security strategy, focusing on overseas investment in oil and development of petroleum reserves and unconventional gas, including fracking. Over the last two decades, China has shifted from being a net exporter to a net importer of fossil fuels. This has ...

  • BioteQ Secures Contract for SART Testing

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, has secured a contract with an international gold mining company to carry out test work for a potential SART project. The work, which includes on-site testing and evaluation of the suitability of SART, is expected to be complete by August of this year. Jonathan Wilkinson, BioteQ's CEO stated, ...


    By BQE Water

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