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CL:AIRE is a UK charity committed to providing a valuable service for all those involved in sustainable land reuse.
We develop training resources, disseminate information and act as a credible resource for all stakeholders, ensuring we remain at the cutting-edge of best practice and innovation.

 

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Improving efficiency & raising standards
Improving efficiency & raising standards
Definition of Waste Code of Practice (DoWCoP), National Quality Mark Scheme for Land Affected by Contamination (NQMS), Asbestos in Soil, SuRF...
Supporting our Members
Supporting our Members
Find out about the benefits of becoming a CL:AIRE Principal or Supporter Member:- Member discounts, Networking, Working Groups, ...
Sharing Knowledge & Developing People
Sharing Knowledge & Developing People
Water and Land Library ( WALL), Continuing Professional development through Training and workshops...
CL:AIRE Membership
CL:AIRE works with its Members to raise awareness and pursue shared objectives in land, water and environmental management by collecting strategic industry information and developing industry initiatives that improve efficiency and save money.
Gas Protection Verification Scheme (GPVS)
The GPVS seeks to raise standards in membrane inspection, verification and reporting and provide confidence that risks associated with ground gases have been adequately managed.
Definition of Waste Code of Practice
The Definition of Waste Code of Practice (DoWCoP) provides a clear, consistent and efficient process which enables the reuse of excavated materials on-site or their movement between sites.

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NQMS for Land Contamination Management
The National Quality Mark Scheme for Land Contamination Management (NQMS) is developed by the National Brownfield Forum to provide visible identification of documents that have been checked for quality.
  1. Registration opens for ESS Expo 2024

    Registration opens for ESS Expo 2024

     May 2024
    Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS) has announced registration is now open with a limited number of early-bird free tickets available. ESS Expo will return to the NEC, Birmingham from...
  2. Call for abstracts - Joint SoBRA / RSC Winter Conference 2024 Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

    Call for abstracts - Joint SoBRA / RSC Winter Conference 2024 Current Issues in Contaminated Land Risk Assessment

     May 2024
    SoBRA/RSC are seeking abstracts for presentations for their Winter Conference on 10 December 2024 in London, either for an in-person or virtual presentation. The conference is on ‘Current Issues in...
  3. National Brownfield Forum publishes 2023/24 sector review summary report

    National Brownfield Forum publishes 2023/24 sector review summary report

     May 2024
    The National Brownfield Forum is delighted to be publishing its 2023/24 sector review summary report.  The sector review was an online survey open to the brownfield industry and interested parties...
  4. UKCEH publishes latest land cover maps

    UKCEH publishes latest land cover maps

     May 2024
    UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology has now published Land Cover Map (LCM) 2022 and 2023. They have been produced by classifying satellite images from the respective years; each new...
  5. Interim PFAS C4SL published

    Interim PFAS C4SL published

     May 2024
    CL:AIRE is delighted to publish the next Phase 2 C4SL report on PFAS. It can be downloaded directly from the dedicated C4SL web page here. A short webinar...
  6. Environment Agency publishes water quality permit charging consultation results

    Environment Agency publishes water quality permit charging consultation results

     May 2024
    The Environment Agency has published the results of the consultation for water quality permit charging that was carried out earlier in 2024. The outcome of the consultation is
  7. Concawe publishes PFAS soil treatment processes report

    Concawe publishes PFAS soil treatment processes report

     May 2024
    Concawe has published a report titled PFAS soil treatment processes - A review of operating ranges and constraints.  The report looks at 13 treatment technologies that have been systematically evaluated. ...
  8. Government publishes an update on its development of Sustainability Disclosure Requirements

    Government publishes an update on its development of Sustainability Disclosure Requirements

     May 2024
    The UK Government has published an update on its development of Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR): a framework that is intended to facilitate the flow of robust sustainability information between key...
  9. JCT new standard forms of contract 2024 now released

    JCT new standard forms of contract 2024 now released

     May 2024
    The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has released its new 2024 Design and Build family of contracts. As part of the 2024 update, the contracts incorporate legislative changes and future proofing...
  10. HSE calls for evidence relating to firefighting foams which contain PFAS

    HSE calls for evidence relating to firefighting foams which contain PFAS

     May 2024
    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is gathering evidence relating to firefighting foams which contain per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). HSE is seeking stakeholders to identify themselves (particularly from Great Britain)...
  11. National Audit Office reports on Defra and Natural England's progress on implementing statutory BNG

    National Audit Office reports on Defra and Natural England's progress on implementing statutory BNG

     May 2024
    The National Audit Office has recently reported on the progress Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Natural England have made on implementing statutory Biodiversity Net Gain, and...
  12. National Brownfield Forum April 2024 meeting notes now available

    National Brownfield Forum April 2024 meeting notes now available

     May 2024
    The National Brownfield Forum April 2024 notes are now available to download here. ...
  13. NHBC confirms withdrawal of support for 2007 guidance - Evaluation of development proposals on sites where methane and carbon dioxide are present

    NHBC confirms withdrawal of support for 2007 guidance - Evaluation of development proposals on sites where methane and carbon dioxide are present

     May 2024
    NHBC has published a position statement confirming that they are withdrawing support for the 2007 guidance Evaluation of development proposals on sites where methane and carbon dioxide are present. Withdrawal...
  14. Guidance on Natural Source Zone Depletion

    Guidance on Natural Source Zone Depletion

     April 2024
    In April 2024, CL:AIRE published Guidance on Natural Source Zone Depletion. Natural source zone depletion (NSZD) can be a sustainable risk-management strategy for petroleum hydrocarbon light non-aqueous phase liquids (LNAPLs) impacting...
  15. Guidance on the Assessment and Monitoring of Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Groundwater

    Guidance on the Assessment and Monitoring of Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Groundwater

     April 2024
    In April 2024, CL:AIRE published Guidance on the Assessment and Monitoring of Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Groundwater. Monitored natural attenuation (MNA) can be a sustainable risk management strategy for a...
  16. CL:AIRE publishes MNA and NSZD guidance documents

    CL:AIRE publishes MNA and NSZD guidance documents

     April 2024
    CL:AIRE is delighted to announce the publication of two new guidance documents. Each link below will take you to a separate page to learn more about the documents and where you...
  17. Coal Authority removes cost of data for the public sector

    Coal Authority removes cost of data for the public sector

     April 2024
    The Coal Authority, delivering in support of its core role and purpose, is planning to make access to mining data free of charge for the public sector.  Further information is...
  18. New C4SL report on naphthalene

    New C4SL report on naphthalene

     April 2024
    CL:AIRE is delighted to publish the next Phase 2 C4SL report on naphthalene. It can be downloaded directly from the dedicated C4SL web page here. A short webinar...
  19. Soils in the South East Workshop 19 and Mini-WASCON

    Soils in the South East Workshop 19 and Mini-WASCON

     April 2024
    CL:AIRE is pleased to join with the University of Greenwich to run the 19th Soils in the South East Workshop (SSE19) on 14 June. This year the workshop is also...
  20. BSI publication on sampling and quantitative determination of asbestos in construction products

    BSI publication on sampling and quantitative determination of asbestos in construction products

     April 2024
    BSI PD CEN/TS 18020:2024 Construction products: Assessment of release of dangerous substances – Sampling and quantitative determination of asbestos in construction products has been recently published and is available from...
  21. OEP publishes policy paper on improving the natural environment in England

    OEP publishes policy paper on improving the natural environment in England

     March 2024
    The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) published a policy paper called Progress in improving the natural environment in England 2022 to 2023 in January 2024. The document provides an assessment of government’s...