EPS have put together the first in a series of specialist workshops looking at how to undertake an objective evaluation of tones looking at both the ⅓ octave and Joint Nordic methods. Further information can be found on our Events page
A week of coverage on air pollution on the BBC this week – its good to see this on the national news agenda and raising awareness http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39186117
Keep Scotland Beautiful have their Local Environmental Quality Network Awards event on the 15th March in Stirling for further details go to their website www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/leq The annual awards celebrate success across Keep Scotland Beautiful’s LEQ Network which aims to improve the cleanliness and quality of the environment on publicly accessible land in Scotland.
The Scottish Government is now consulting on the Draft Onshore Wind Policy Statement (more)
EPS & RTPI Scotland publish new guidance on Air Quality & Planning at the Scottish Air Quality seminar today in Edinburgh.
The Scottish Government are wanting to gather views at an early stage to shape what should be the key themes of the National Transport Strategy (NTS) Review later this year. (more)
The Scottish Government is now consulting on the future of the Scottish Planning System. (more)
Wednesday 15th February 2017 Reviewing Air Quality Impact Assessment Reports The event is designed to provide detailed guidance on how to assess an Air Quality Impact Assessment (AQIA) report to ensure it has fully evaluated potential local air quality impacts. (more)
Notice is hereby given of the 4th Annual General Meeting of Environmental Protection Scotland, to be held: Date: Thursday 1st December 2016 Venue: The Teacher Room, The Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow. Time: 17.00-18.00
On 3/10/2016 a panel of experts met to discuss the impact of the EU referendum on the environment and climate change led by Professor Anne Glover. The panel will provide advice to the Scottish Government’s Standing Council on Europe, set up by the First Minister.
The Scottish Government announced it will not support underground coal gasification (UCG) developments in Scotland following the publication of an independent report that highlights serious environmental concerns. The report by Prof. Gemmell is available on the SG website. This follows a years moratorium on UGC put in place in October 2015 so that evidence could … [Continue Reading]
The Scottish Government have just published updated LAQM technical and policy guidance. The link to both documents links are: http://laqm.defra.gov.uk/documents/LAQM-TG16-April-16-v1.pdf http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/9717 EPS, on behalf of the Scottish Government, will be holding a training event on this for local authority officers very soon. Full details of this will be sent to members and posted on our … [Continue Reading]
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