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  • International Workplace
  • 3 April 2002
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New Guidance on Environmental Management Law for Property Managers

A new guide to all aspects of UK environmental management law has been published by the Workplacelaw Network, making important reading for anyone involved in property of facilities management. The guidance is edited by Sally Goodman of Casella Stanger, and includes contributions from a wide range of industry experts.

The Guide to Environmental Management Law and Practice 2002 covers many of the current hot topics in property management, including: environmental management systems, contaminated land and brownfield development, asbestos, the Climate Change Levy, hazardous substances, waste management, air quality, water quality, noise and environmental reporting. The 326-page guide is made up of contributions from leading experts in environmental law and management, including Casella Stanger, BIFFA, the Environment Agency, Masons solicitors, and Wragge & Co.

Copies of the Guide to Environmental Management Law and Practice 2002 (£49.50, ISBN 1-900-648-17-2) can be ordered from the Workplacelaw Network - please quote ref. 331131926 - Tel. 0870 777 8881, Fax 0870 777 8882, Email info@workplacelaw.net.

The Editor, Sally Goodman – Principal Consultant within the Environmental Management, Sustainability & Risk Group at Casella Stanger – comments:

"There is increasing government and social pressure on organisations to improve their environmental management practices. The Guide to Environmental Management Law and Practice will help property managers to understand their legal obligations, and more importantly will provide straightforward and practical guidance on how to go about meeting those requirements. Casella Stanger is committed to helping to improve environmental management practices, and this new guidance will undoubtedly go a long way towards achieving that goal."

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NOTES TO EDITORS

1. The Workplacelaw Network supplies legal support and information to over 14,000 UK managers and employers, including property, HR and health and safety managers. See www.workplacelaw.net for more information. Press contact: Sam Colella, 0870 777 8881, sam.colella@workplacelaw.net

2. Casella Stanger is a member of the Consultancy division of the country’s most rapidly growing company in the environment industry.

It combines all the environmental services offered by various member companies of the group that have been acquired over the past few years and boasts unrivalled expertise in air quality, emission management, ecology, land and water quality, noise and vibration, landscape design and environmental management, sustainability and risk.

The U K is served by 12 offices employing more than 130 staff who generate a turnover of more than £10million.

Legislation – much emanating from the EU – and changing attitudes by major companies and their investors are the two main drivers for monitoring assessment, advice and training services across every discipline within Casella Stanger’s sphere of activity.

Press contacts:

Sally Goodman
Tel : 0207 902 6190
e-mail : goodman.sally@stanger.co.uk

Stuart Lemmon
Tel : 01234 844100
e-mail : lemmon.stuart@stanger.co.uk