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Minutes of Trustees Meeting 29th June 2017.

September 8th, 2017 in News by emily

Photo Newstead Abbey Thanks to Paul Southby for his continued hosting of the meetings at his offices. Apologies from Peter Jones and Keith Gregson. Present Laura Bishop, Paul Southby, Lawrence Brooks and Harvey Wood, Rodney Gilmore was attending by speaker phone. Laura was welcomed as a new member of the Trustees. The minutes were agreed […]

Activities Spring 2017

August 8th, 2017 in News by emily

Another busy quarter that is has included research for local authorities, development companies and academic projects. Landfill, minewater and politics have all been high on the agenda. Much of the work has been located in areas of the UK where the Trust has been active in the past from Cornwall to West Yorkshire. It has […]

Minutes of Trustees Meeting 29th June 2017

August 8th, 2017 in News by emily

Photo: Newstead Abbey Thanks to Paul Southby for his continued hosting of the meetings at his offices. Apologies from Peter Jones and Keith Gregson. Present Laura Bishop, Paul Southby, Lawrence Brooks and Harvey Wood, Rodney Gilmore was attending by speaker phone. Laura was welcomed as a new member of the Trustees. The minutes were agreed as […]

The River Spree and the Acid Lakes.

June 8th, 2017 in News by admin

The River Spree is a notable river of Germany that flows through the capital, Berlin. In its upper reaches it is though a very different river from that which the tourist boats ply. Even more remarkably less than 100 kilometres from Berlin a UNICEF biosphere reserve, Spreewald (Spree Woods. It is known for its traditional […]

Minewater from abandoned mines and sustainable development: a possible UK model.

May 25th, 2017 in News by admin

Annesley Pithead after abandonment. The water was brought to the surface at 27C. Introduction. The issues surrounding minewater in the UK are many and various: they pollute rivers and streams with a variety of metals, change their acidity, threaten and in the past have polluted aquifers. Minewaters are generally a problem that has focused the […]

Minewater as supply

May 25th, 2017 in News by admin

Introduction. Clean Rivers Trust has looked at the issues of minewater from both active and abandoned mines since the 1990s and has worked with many of the UK water companies. The Trust has identified water resources from abandoned mines in other countries including Cyprus as well as across Europe also East and North Africa. Historically […]

Minutes of Meeting 30th March 2017

May 23rd, 2017 in News by admin

Trustees present. Melody Stokes, Paul Southby, Lawrence Brooks and Keith Gregson plus Harvey Wood. Apologies received from Peter Jones and Rodney Gilmore. 1 Melody announced her resignation as Trustee due to a full agenda of other activities that were making demands on her time. Melody’s involvement will be greatly missed and many thanks for her […]

Natural Rerouting

April 27th, 2017 in News by admin

DAN SHUGAR/UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON TACOMA A river vanished in just four days after the glacier it flowed from retreated due to climate change. The Slims River in Canada is the first in modern history to have disappeared at such a speed. Normally a river takes thousands of years to expire, as tectonic forces, natural damning […]

Winter 2016/17 Activities.

April 5th, 2017 in News by admin

It has been a quarter that has been varied in activities: advice, research in the field, visiting new prospect projects at familiar sites, work in new areas and the usual frustrations of statutory bodies and the eternal round of fund raising. As usual it has been a busy period. Red Media The projects with Red […]

Metamorphosis

March 24th, 2017 in News by admin

The changing role of the Coal Authority. Introduction. Clean Rivers Trust has worked with the Coal Authority since the Authority was created in 1994 when it was set in place to regulate the coal mining industry that was at the time denationalised. The Coal Authority further looked after the historic legacies of mining; water, subsidence, […]

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