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Minerals, Energy and Waste - NE

Achieving the sustainable delivery of minerals, renewable energy and waste management

Monday, 11 June 2018 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Watson and Burton, 1 St James' Gate Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 1YQ
RTPI North East

Programme Description

The sustainable provision of minerals, continued delivery of renewable energy technologies and effective waste management remain key contributors in achieving sustainable development.

This event will discuss changes and demands on the minerals industry, diversification of renewable energy technologies, and achieving effective strategic waste management. The event will discuss the practices within these fields and their planning implications, as well as providing updates on relevant legislation.

Our speakers are now confirmed, draft programme here

  • Watson Burton’s Real Estate Partner, Naren Deen, will provide an overview of the Environmental Impact Assessment regime and consider the key legislative changes introduced by the 2017 regulations.

  • Donald Wilkins, Cemex – Industry perspective
  • Eddy Halstead, Environment Agency
  • Niall Kelly - Suez Recycling and Recovery UK - 'Threats and Opportunities in the Post-Landfill Era'
  • David Forsythe and Mary Campbell - Stephenson Halliday -  'Sustainable Restoration of Mineral Sites - Communicating and engaging with Local Communities'
  • Gillon Dobie, Estover Energy Ltd

Policy, Research and Practice: recently published papers

Renewable Energy Practice Advice (May 2018) demonstrates planning's role in delivering renewable energy in the new low carbon economy.

Renewable Energy in the South West of England: Smart energy systems and the implications for the planning system. The invitation to tender closes on 25 June

This seminar could count as appropriate CPD for RTPI members - remember to keep a record of your learning, including your learning outcomes, in your CPD record

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