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Water Management

    Water Margin Management: Webinar 1 – Riverbank Management

    The importance of riverbanks as the buffer to the water environment cannot be overstated.  A shield to pollution and a home for biodiversity, riverbanks are important habitats in their own right and provide valuable ecosystem services. Join this webinar to find out more about how careful management can improve water quality and what place riparian planting has within this.

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    Ammonium Nitrate Storage

    Following the catastrophic explosion in Beirut reportedly caused by a large amount of Ammonium Nitrate which apparently was stored incorrectly, it is prudent to review the storage requirements for this…

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    Invasive Weeds – June 2020

    Invasive weeds aren’t often an issue in fields, but they can crop up in field margins, non-cropped areas and beside water. The ideal is to catch them before they develop…

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    SEPA – SWCN application form

    This is a downloadable copy of SEPA’s SWCN application form which should be completed and returned to your local SEPA office to ensure compliance with the Special Waste Regulations 1996 when disposing of hazardous waste.

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    SEPA: Consigning special waste – Guidance Document

    The Special Waste Regulations 1996 (as amended) (the Regulations) is the principal piece of legislation covering special waste arising in Scotland. It sets out the procedures to be followed when disposing of, carrying and receiving special waste.
    This document is a guide to consigning special waste in Scotland and is applicable only to producers of special waste in Scotland. Producers from elsewhere in the UK should refer to their own domestic legislation.

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