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Action on climate change – what is the role for SuDS?

Posted by: Phil Williams, Head of Environmental Protection   The climate is changing faster than ever as a direct result of human activity, and we know that action is needed. With COP27 currently ongoing, the spotlight is on world leaders and the actions that will be taken at the highest level to tackle the multi-faceted […]


The Commercial Benefit to Multi-Use Stadia

Posted by: Greg Whately, Senior Technical Consultant   In order to maximise commercial success, modern stadiums are under pressure to be multi-use, hosting a variety of events in addition to their core purpose of being a home for elite sport. Opening facilities to the neighbouring community is also important, providing access for a wide range […]


EPG joins forces with T&G to help combat Jersey’s water management challenges and increasing flood risk

Environmental Protection Group (EPG), STRI Group’s environmental specialist company, is delighted to have partnered with Jersey-based engineering company, T&G. This partnership will ensure developers on the Channel Islands are able to effectively comply with new government policies on flood risk assessment and water management. The recently published Bridging Island Plan highlights the increased chance of […]


Phase 2 of works at Blackpool Enterprise Zone Commences

Work has started to create a new 3G artificial turf pitch and adjacent natural grass rugby pitch and training area at the Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone. This is the second phase of the £5 Million Common Edge Community Sports Village development which includes new changing rooms and spectator pavilion, a floodlit 3G pitch, floodlit rugby […]


A Frosty Reception – Greens Management in Cold Weather

Posted by: Michael Boyes, Senior Consultant Agronomist – Sustainability & Environmental Management   As winter approaches, and cold, dark mornings close-in, the inevitable threat of frost delays returns to golf courses. This remains one of the most contentious issues for any golf course manager, who is in constant discussions with the greens committee and members […]


EPG Wins Brownfield Award

We are incredibly proud that The Environmental Protection Group, part of STRI Group, have won the best research, innovation or advancement of science in the Brownfield sector at the Brownfield Briefing award for Steve Wilson’s publication, CL:AIRE Good Practice for Risk Assessment for Coal Mine Gas Emission. The document provides advice that could be regarded […]