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Fresh construction site from above with various types of plant

What are brownfield sites?

This summer, Prime Minister Boris Johnston announced building on brownfield sites will longer be subject to ‘normal’ planning rules. The government hopes house building increases across Northern Ireland and the UK without planning consent slowing it down.

According to the Campaign to Protect Rural England, there is enough brownfield land to deliver 1 million new homes! With local authorities identifying more than 66,000 hectares of such sites, it is no …

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Water bubbling from a well

Groundwater remediation

Groundwater supplies between 25% and 40% of the world’s drinking water as well as being essential for farm irrigation. And if it becomes contaminated it requires remediation to protect the health of humans and animals as well as the environment.

But what is groundwater? And how does it become polluted and contaminated?

What is groundwater?

Water continually moves through the environment, which is the water cycle. When water evaporates from …

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