EP Wales September 2021 News Update

The back to school edition: all our latest news this September as we settle in for a new term. Check out our update to see what's new with us, as well as our usual opportunities, internships and placement news.

Environment Platform Wales: what can be done about Welsh coal tips?

Coal tip management is justifiably a highly emotive subject in Wales following the Aberfan tragedy in October 1966. While some historical reclamation work has been undertaken over the past 50 years, the demise of the coal industry has left a legacy of disused tips with no legal obligations placed on their owners. Now EP Wales is hosting an event to ask what can be done about Coal Tip Safety in Wales. Join us live on Zoom on 20th Sept to find out more.

New Environment Platform Wales Director: Andrew Schofield

Meet the new Director of Environment Platform Wales: Andy Schofield who joins the team following a career in fisheries, conservation, land management and water quality. His appointment follows two years managing the GW4 Water Security Alliance. Read more about him here, including his hopes for the platform, his passion for Bridgend Hockey Club...and Finn, his rather energetic Labrador!

Bridging the gaps between researchers, evidence providers and policy makers.

In collaboration with Welsh Government, Natural Resources Wales, universities and researchers across Wales.

‘A nation which maintains and enhances a biodiverse natural environment with healthy functioning ecosystems that support social, economic and ecological resilience and the capacity to adapt to change.’

Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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