Low Emission Zones introduced across Scotland

Low Emission Zones have now been formally introduced across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen. Plans have been agreed at the local authority level and have now also been approved by Scottish Ministers, as required in legislation through the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019. With the shape and scope of LEZs now agreed across the four cities […]

New ADEPT President launches climate change policy position

The new President of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT), Mark Kemp, has launched the Climate Change and Green Growth policy position. The paper, which urges government to give local authorities the powers, resources and funding they need to deliver net zero, sets out ADEPT’s position that national targets will […]

Hanson secures BEIS funding to develop aggregates and asphalt net zero route map

Hanson has secured funding to develop a net zero carbon route map for its Midland Quarry Products (MQP) Cliffe Hill quarry and asphalt plant in Leicestershire as part of the BEIS Industry of Future Programme (IFP). BEIS is providing £1.46 million, through its Net Zero Innovation Portfolio, for a scoping study carried out by engineering […]


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