VIEWS SOUGHT ON LATEST BS4142 CHANGES PEOPLE are being invited to give their views on the amendments to the BS4142 standard for rating and assessing sound from industrial and commercial sources. The consultation has been launched by the British Standards Institution, the UK technical standards body, and runs until February 13 2019. It … [Continue Reading]
It is with a heavy heart that we must report the very sad passing of our friend and colleague, Linda Story on Saturday 8th December in Saint Columba Hospice with her family at her side. Linda fought pheochromocytoma, always very bravely, for 9 years whilst also supporting others with the same cancer through the support … [Continue Reading]
Environmental Protection Scotland has welcomed the publication of Glasgow Airport’s 2018-2023 Noise Action Plan, which provides new mitigation measures for a significantly higher number of residents across a wider area who suffer from the impact of noise from planes. It is the latest updated five-yearly plan, which aims to mitigate and minimise the impacts of … [Continue Reading]
EPS has organised a full-day event entitled ‘How to construct/assess a competent BS 4142 acoustic report’ to take place at the IET Teacher Building in St Enoch Square in Glasgow on Thursday 22nd November. Speakers include Moira Cartwright from North Lanarkshire Council, Brian Carmichael of West Lothian Council, Scott Gemmell of Jacobs and James McIntyre … [Continue Reading]
Notice is hereby given of the 6th Annual General Meeting of Environmental Protection Scotland, to be held: Date: Thursday 22nd November 2018 Venue: The Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow. Time: 16.30-17.15 The Agenda for the meeting, the Minutes from last year and any other relevant papers will follow in due course. Please note, … [Continue Reading]
EPS`s Policy and Communications Officer, John Bynorth appeared on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Drivetime’ programme on 28th August, to discuss the report by the Yale School of Public Health, which suggested a link between air pollution in China and a large reduction in cognitive intelligence, particularly among people over the age of 64. Listen to the whole … [Continue Reading]
Environmental Protection Scotland is delighted after the European Federation of Clean Air and Environmental Protection Associations (EFCA) commissioned an article by Policy and Communications Officer John Bynorth on the successful June 21 event for its latest newsletter. The story means environmental protection and air quality experts from nearly a dozen countries will have read details … [Continue Reading]
Do you work in data sector? Want to ensure the masses of enviro information in the public domain is used responsibly? Then book a place for the Use Environmental Data Responsibly Conference which will take place in Glasgow on October 8. Find details here.
Our Land Quality Expert Advisory Group is looking is due to meet shortly and would like to hear from potential new members with the drive, ideas and enthusiasm to contribute towards improving policy in this field.The EAG meets on a regular basis (usually four times a year) at the EPS offices and membership comprises of … [Continue Reading]
Environmental Protection Scotland (EPS) welcomes Lord Pentland’s decision to reject a legal challenge brought by INEOS and Reach CSG against the Scottish Government’s ‘effective ban’ on hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’).FRACKING-EPSSTATEMENT
Less that three weeks until Clean Air Day and the official launch of the big event took place in George Square by Hyndland Secondary School kids.
Environmental Protection Scotland is always on the lookout for new members of our Board of Trustees (BoT). We currently have three openings. Finance Trustee (see job description) Human Resources Trustee (see job description) Trustee (see job description) We are looking for people who can contribute to EPS’s role in providing impartial environmental advice and policy … [Continue Reading]
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