Industry News

11Jan / 2017

NQMS for Land Contamination has arrived

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This week the Land Forum launched the National Quality Mark Scheme for Land Contamination Management (NQMS).

20Dec / 2016

Hydraulic Fracturing to commence in North Yorkshire following High Court ruling

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North Yorkshire County Council acted within the law when granting planning permission to Third Energy in May.

08Nov / 2016

Radon Week: Raising awareness and encouraging understanding

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This week is Radon Week, which aims to improve public knowledge of the gas and highlight what to do when you are most likely to encounter it – when buying or selling a house.

31Oct / 2016

Join GGS at Prospex 2016

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It’s been a good year for GGS and we look forward to sharing what’s new at Prospex 2016. Come see us at Booth 56.

07Oct / 2016

UK Shale Gas boosted as hydraulic fracturing given go-ahead in Lancashire

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Nearly 18 months have passed since the initial applications were submitted, but the government has now given the go ahead to exploring the potential of the UK shale gas industry.

23Sep / 2016

Contaminated land in the spotlight at GGS sponsored SCLF Conference

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Having supported SCLF events for many years, GGS was delighted to sponsor their conference for a third time alongside Chemtest, i2 Analytical Ltd and others.

19Sep / 2016

Contaminated land funding will not be reinstated says Defra

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The Government has rejected the appeal by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) for contaminated land funding to be restored.

14Sep / 2016

Shale Wealth Fund – Consultation over delivery and benefits

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The government recently published the Shale Wealth Fund consultation document. In it they set out the case for the safe and sustainable exploration and development of UK shale gas resources.

12Sep / 2016

Air quality regulation – Is the net tightening?

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On the 7th September Simon Talbot, Managing Director of GGS, was invited to contribute to the first meeting of The All Party Parliamentary Group on Air Pollution. The group’s remit is to raise the profile of air quality as well as air pollution, which despite it’s impact on public health still lacks adequate regulation.

06Sep / 2016

EA expands on ground water monitoring in UK Onshore Petroleum

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The Environment Agency (EA) has released an updated version of its ‘Onshore Oil and Gas Sector Guidance’ including more detail on ground water monitoring.