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CIRIA C735 Report, Highly Commended

The recently published guidance document CIRIA C735 – Good practice on the testing and verification of protection systems for buildings against hazardous ground gases won a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade at the recent Brownfield Briefing awards in the Best Scientific (or … Continue reading

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Retro-Gas Risk Assessment assists client in property divestment

EPG was appointed to assess permanent gas risks associated with a suite of offices located in Epsom, Surrey.  The office accommodation was constructed in 1990, on the site of a former clay pit which was subsequently utilised as a landfill … Continue reading

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Gas Risk Assessment: Great Yarmouth

Sarah Mortimer, our newest member of staff,  has got off to a flying start with one of her first projects – a gas risk assessment for a former landfill at Gapton Hall in Great Yarmouth.

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High frequency monitoring for LFG

EPG has recently presented a series of training courses on ground gas investigation and risk assessment for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

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Rigorous Gas Review Reduces Council Costs

EPG has recently advised a Local Authority in Scotland on the removal of gas monitors from houses affected by landfill gas migration. The monitors had been installed in over 30 houses in response to landfill gas migration.  The migration had … Continue reading

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Risk Based Framework For Aberdeenshire Council

EPG has been appointed by Aberdeenshire Council to develop a risk based framework for reducing the planning consultation zones around old small landfill sites.

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Alternative Method Of Gas Risk Assessment For Development Sites

Steve Wilson along with Geoff Card have been working on an alternative method of gas risk assessment for development sites.

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Active Gas Protection Systems: Are they sustainable and are they necessary?

During the 1990s knowledge of gas risk in relation to protecting buildings was limited and as a result, a very cautious approach was taken to building on gassing sites.

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CIRIA Training Programme 22nd June and 6th October, 2011

CIRIA are hosting “A simpler approach to ground gas risk assessment” training course on 22nd June 2011 and 6th October 2011.

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Australia Landfill Gas Training Take 2

Further to the delivery of a a successful training work shop on landfill gas in Melbourne last year Steve Wilson, Technical Director of EPG and Geoff Card of GB Card and Partners have been invited back this year to present … Continue reading

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