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Environmental regulations: what they mean for you

Environmental regulations: what they mean for you

27/11/2018

If you’re responsible for a business that conducts any activity that could have a negative impact on the environment or human health, then you need to be up to date on environmental regulations. A permit, licence or authorisation is a permission that a company needs in order to run their business in accordance with environmental best practice.
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Northern Ireland - Derogation in the three-crop rule for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland - Derogation in the three-crop rule for Northern Ireland

08/11/2018

DAERA secures derogation in three-crop rule for Northern Ireland
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Generating your own renewable energy

Generating your own renewable energy

08/11/2018

NetRegs has a guidance document that provides an overview of the different renewable energy technologies that are available. The guidance provides information on the benefits of each system, as well as noting any consideration that need to be taken into account.
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Why food and drink businesses should consider the sustainable supply chain

Why food and drink businesses should consider the sustainable supply chain

06/11/2018

Within the food and drink industry, sustainability is becoming more important. As a consequence, there is an increased awareness of the environmental impacts from the supply chain.
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Bonfires - What you need to know

Bonfires - What you need to know

23/10/2018

Burning waste is usually an environmentally poor waste management option. However, when it comes to bonfire night there are no laws about having a bonfire in your garden, but there are laws for the nuisance and pollution it could cause.
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Sustainable farming practices

Sustainable farming practices

05/10/2018

To promote sustainable farming practices, a new funding scheme has been announced under Scotland’s Agri-Environmental Climate Scheme for 2019. The aims of the scheme are to promote land management practices that protect and enhance Scotland’s natural heritage.
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Environmental News Blog

  • My Year at NetRegs, A reflection on my time as an intern with the NetRegs team at SEPA. An overview of all the activities and projects I had the opportunity to participate in during my Bright Green Environmental Placement.

  • A day with Hydrology, SEPA's hydrometry unit is responsible for around 400 gauging stations and 350 rainfall monitoring sites. River gauging stations are important as they allow river levels to be monitored so flood events can be predicted and flood warnings sent out.

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