Publication dateSeptember 2003
Paul Unger reports on the extent to which environmental standards were impacting on the way the chemicals industry operated in the Northwest - how chemicals companies contributed to the huge improvements in water quality in our rivers, and how the Environment Agency regulates their activities.
Publication dateDecember 2003
Stream of Words
Elliot Morley, then Minister for Environment and Agri-Environment talks to Walter Menzies, Chief Executive of the Mersey Basin Campaign.
The wide-ranging interview covers the regeneration of Liverpool ahead of its Capital of Culture designation, issues of pollution, public participation in the Water Framework Directive, and the PR04 review of water prices 2005-10.
Publication dateMay 2004
Ribble Pilot River Basin: Public participation and river basin planning: early experiences
This is a report on the Ribble Pilot Project to test public participation in the planning process for the Water Framework Directive.
It focuses on three forms of stakeholder engagement: public access to background information, consultation in the planning process and involvement of all interested parties in the implementation of the Directive.
The report details methods of engagement, and findings from the project.
Publication dateJune 2004
Otters, Orchids and Oil
Erikka Askeland talks to Cheshire Wildlife Trust about the Gowy Meadows Nature Reserve, a wet grassland habitat and natural flood plain providing a vital haven for wildlife located right next door to the countries second largest oil refinery.
Publication dateJune 2005
Turning up the Amp
As United Utilities unveiled the plans for their Asset Management Plan 4 (AMP4) that would see an investment of £2.9 million in the Northwest between 2005 and 2010. Louise Tickle looks at case studies highlighting some of the improvements already made in the region and examines why United Utilities find themselves between a rock and a hard place when it comes to the regulators.
Publication dateJanuary 2006
Spotlight - Tony Dean
Source talks to Tony Dean, the regional director for the Environment Agency in the Northwest about how his career has led him to his current position and about his aspirations for the Environment Agency in the future.
Publication dateJune 2006
Right to Float
Canoeists in the UK can only along paddle legally along 2% of the UK’s waterways. The British Canoe Union (BCU) has been campaigning for years to get increased access to Britain’s rivers and canals but with limited success. Now an 18 mile stretch of the River Mersey between Stockport and Carrington has been opened up to canoeists. Anne Arnold talks to Chris Cleaver, BCU’s voluntary Northwest officer about paddling down the Mersey and the impact he hopes it will have on canoeing in Britain.
Publication dateJune 2006
What's It Worth?
A new report titled “The Environmental Economy of England’s Northwest” has been published and has estimated that the region’s environment supports 109,000 jobs and is worth around £2.6 billion to its economy. Jason Teasdale talks to members of the Environment Agency and the NWDA about the findings of this report and discusses how both communities and business can benefit from the environment’s economic potential.
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