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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Professional Practice Webinar: We need to talk about Part 2A – a crammer in Part IIa language

Only £30 (excl VAT) with online card payment discount.

Planning policy requires new development to be safe and suitable for its intended use. However much of the technical guidance we work with has its origins in Part 2A.

When using such guidance to inform planning decisions care is needed to ensure tools are used correctly to avoid both unnecessary remediation and to ensure the protection of human health.

This is a ~62min recording of the Professional Practice Webinar originally delivered on 13th March 2020 by LQM's Paul Nathanail as part of LQM's continued commitment to raising standards among practitioners and regulators on topics of timely relevance.(NOTE: only access to the recording will be provided, original handouts are not included and the recording does not include the Q&A session at the end of the webinar).

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Recording link: provided by email once payment has been received.

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  • Content
  • Citation

This webinar covers:

  • The terminology Part 2A uses to describe hazard and risk
  • Differences between England/ Wales and Scotland – and why they matter
  • Lessons from recent case studies and legal challenges
  • The need for ‘DQRA’ in making a determination

By the end of the webinar, you will:

  • Appreciate the value of adhering to the terminology used in Part 2A
  • Understand what to look for when reviewing the findings of an inspection of potentially contaminated land
  • Appreciate the value of following the advice in Contaminated Land Risk Management

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