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New ADEPT President launches climate change policy position

New ADEPT President launches climate change policy position

MARK Kemp, the new President of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT), has launched the Climate Change and Green Growth policy position. The paper, which urges government to give local authorities the powers, resources and funding they need to deliver net zero, sets out ADEPT’s position that national targets will...

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Progressive Welsh policy on SuDS begins to create waves

Progressive Welsh policy on SuDS begins to create waves

WITH Wales leading the march in its progressive adoption of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), Aggregate Industries has emphasised the important opportunity this powerful approach could also have in enhancing flood mitigation efforts across the wider UK. In a major step forward for flood management policy, this January (2019) saw the Welsh Government enforce new legislation...

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Loading sandbags for flood defenses

Aggregate Industries helps Lincolnshire villages cope with flood risk

AGGREGATE Industries’ Woodhall Spa quarry in Lincolnshire has been working tirelessly to reduce the impact of floods on nearby communities. Earlier in June, two months’ worth of rain poured across Lincolnshire in just two days. As a result, many communities across the county faced the very real threat of flooding. Between 11 and 13 June,...