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12 March 2012

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 03/11/2011 and 03/12/2011

13 February 2012

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 03/11/2011 and 03/12/2011

1 February 2012

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 06/10/2011 and 03/11/2011

18 January 2012

4 January 2012

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 15/08/2011 and 06/10/2011

22 December 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 06/10/2011 and 03/11/2011

22 November 2011

16 November 2011

  • The remediation of the site is now complete and monitoring will now be undertaken for a period of at least six months. For more information, please see the press release

4 November 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 15/08/2011 and 06/10/2011

13 October 2011

21 September 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 13/07/2011 and 15/08/2011

15 September 2011

7 September 2011

6 September 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 09/06/2011 and 13/07/2011

1 September 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 13/07/2011 and 15/08/2011

23 August 2011

  • Some contaminated material will be moved off site in the coming weeks starting on Thursday 25th August. Information posters are being put up on the notice boards around the site and in the villages of Hauxton and Harston

10 August 2011

8 August 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 09/06/2011 and 13/07/2011

  • SCDC have issued a letter of agreement regarding details submitted for Condition 5 of planning permission reference S/2307/06 for removal of the bentonite wall. For more information, see the Planning Related Documents page

27 July 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 12/05/2011 and 09/06/2011

19 July 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the HPA comments for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 14/04/2011 and 12/05/2011

13 July 2011

6 July 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 12/05/2011 and 09/06/2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 14/04/2011 and 12/05/2011

16 June 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with the results for the long term passive VOC monitoring carried out between 14/04/2011 and 12/05/2011

7 June 2011

16 May 2011

  • 'Drop In' session - Wednesday 25 May 2011, Hauxton Village Hall - for an update on the remedial works

9 May 2011

20 April 2011

  • Monthly Monitoring page updated with Monthly Monitoring Report for March and HPA advice following review of recent VOC data. Health advice remains the same: emissions from the site are not of concern toxicologically and are therefore very unlikely to pose a risk to the health of nearby residents

30 March 2011

  • SCDC have issued a letter of agreement regarding the revised Groundwater Risk Assessment in Condition 2 of planning consent S/2307/06. For more information, see the Planning Related Documents page

15 March 2011

17 February 2011

  • Harrow Estates have submitted a revised Groundwater Risk Assessment as allowed for in Condition 2 of planning consent S/2307/06. For more information, see the Planning Related Documents page

11 February 2011

27 January 2011

  • An application for a Non-Material Amendment to Condition 5 has been agreed to allow the removal of a free standing section of the bentonite wall. For more information, see the Planning Related Documents page

26 January 2011

  • An application has been received by South Cambridgeshire District Council to alter the frequency of groundwater level monitoring at a remediation site

    A consultation will now take place, ending 16 February 2011. The press release and notice board information for the three remediation notice boards - two in Hauxton and one in Harston - are now available

  • Consultative Committee page updated with the Minutes for 16 December

13 January 2011

15 December 2010

29 November 2010

17 November 2010

15 November 2010

8 November 2010

  • Monthly monitoring page updated with HPA comment on the Month 7 28-day VOC data and additional 24-hr data. Health advice remains the same - it is unlikely that emissions from the site are going to cause any health effects

28 October 2010

26 October 2010

25 October 2010

22 October 2010

11 October 2010

21 September 2010

  • Weekly meetings between South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC), the Environment Agency, the Health Protection Agency, NHS Cambridgeshire, with Harrow and Vertase FLI are continuing
  • Regular visits to the site continue to be made by SCDC officers to monitor odour
  • Work continues as planned across the site. Some of the more odorous beds have been relocated into the excavation area to help mitigate odour generation
  • The Month 5 VOC analysis has been completed and health advice remains the same - it is unlikely that emissions from the site are going to cause any health effects
  • SCDC press release and joint response letter to HauxAir

14 September 2010

23 August 2010

18 August 2010

  • A meeting was held between all involved agencies and the developers to discuss the progress of the remediation
  • Remediation work commenced in what was believed to be the most contaminated part of the site and good progress in excavating this area and getting the soils into treatment is being made
  • South Cambridgeshire District Council and the Environment Agency are now receiving a daily report from the site, outlining what work is planned for that day
  • Notice boards which have been erected in Hauxton now include frequently asked questions and other bits of information which may be helpful for those without access to the internet
  • Spot checks by SCDC Environmental Health Officers to assess the odour are continuing

11 August 2010

       

23 July 2010

16 July 2010

15 July 2010

14 July 2010

23 June 2010

18th June 2010

  • In the past week the Environment Agency, South Cambridgeshire District Council, Health Protection Agency and developer formed a panel of experts to answer questions at the Hauxton Parish Council meeting on 16 June

  • The Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (London) have produced a review of the air quality monitoring results from the perimeter of the site

  • The Environment Agency, South Cambridgeshire District Council, Health Protection Agency, NHS Cambridgeshire, Harrow Estates, Vertase and Atkins will be holding a drop-in session on Wednesday 23 June at Hauxton Village Hall between 3-8pm to answer any queries relating to these figures or any other concerns

4-18 June 2010

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