LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.

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Archive: May 2014

  1. LQM speak at “Asbestos the truth”

    LQM’s Richard Ogden presented a summary on assessing and managing the risks from asbestos in soil at the 4th annual “Asbestos the Truth” conference in Manchester in November 2013; an event mainly attended by the mainstream asbestos industry.  It was a great opportunity to introduce them to the complexities of contaminated land and the need for the two communities to work together in managing asbestos-containing soils.  The presentation also promoted the recently published Ciria guidance for which LQM are lead authors.

    For video clips of all the speakers go to http://www.asbestosthetruth.com/seminar-clips-2013/ or see our presentation below:

    (Spot the presenter who was taking part in ‘Movember’ at the time.  Don’t worry he won’t be doing it again – I promise!)

  2. Still time to book places !

    There are still some places available of next week’s courses at our offices in Nottingham:

    •  03/06/2014      Introduction to Chemistry for Contaminated Land
    • 04/06/2014      Geology as a Source Pathway and Receptor
    • 10/06/2014      Data Management, Assessment and Statistics

    All are complex subjects in their own right.  But these courses are specifically designed to present the details relevant to consultants, risk assessors and local authority offices involved in contaminated land management in a manner that is easily accessible to those new to these areas.

    Book online at www.lqm.co.uk/training/