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Low Emission Strategies - Building on Good Practice

The LES Newsletter - 21st June 2011

Welcome

Welcome to the 12th edition of the Low Emission Strategy (LES) Newsletter!

The LES work programme has moved into a new phase. Between April and September 2011, we are focussing on delivery of key projects to develop our tools and guidance. At the same time, we are reviewing how the Partnership will operate from 2012 and beyond. Your views on this are always very welcome – many thanks to those who completed our recent survey (the hamper was awarded to Cerys Williams, of East Herts Council)

We'd like to thank everyone who has subscribed to the newsletter. We hope it gives planners, developers and environmental practitioners an understanding of how LES can inform practice and policy where you are.

Katherine Stanger - (LES Programme Manager)

Latest News

Local Action on Transport Emissions can save over £1 Billion

Case for Action ReportIn April, the LES Partnership and Local Government Regulation published a joint report on action taken by local authorities to address transport emissions.

The report estimated that local action on transport emissions has the potential to provide health and environmental benefits worth over £1 billion per year by 2015.

Benefits of this scale would require concerted action by many councils across the country, leading to a reduction of up to 20%
of total national transport emissions. | Read more ›

Testing the Low Emission Toolkit

Low Emissions ToolkitThe Partnership has developed a ‘Low Emission Toolkit’ which has a range of functionality designed to support the design, implementation and monitoring of interventions for reducing transport emissions. The toolkit is now being tested by local authorities and will be further developed through 2011. | Read more ›

Sharing LES knowledge and know-how

DocumentsDocumentation from the Low Emission Strategy Regional Groups is presented on our website, and will be updated as their work continues.

Liverpool has produced a selection of materials which may be useful to other authorities. | View them here ›

Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association –
Annual Expo and Conference

UK AD and Biogas 2011The LES Partnership is supporting the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association’s 2011 conference, which includes a focus on biomethane in transport. It will be held on 6-7 July at Birmingham’s NEC.

See information from the ADBA for more details ›

Latest Events

LES Partnership Events

  • 13th July 2011
    Low Emission Tools Workshop

    Taking place in Central London.
    Contact us here if you are interested in attending.

Other Events of Interest

  • 21st June 2011
    IAPSC conference

    at the Showroom Cinema and Workstation, central Sheffield. Includes a presentation by Gary Mahoney on the work of the LES Partnership.
    Click here for details ›
  • 23rd June 2011
    Conference: Spatial
    Planning for Health

    University of West of England
    Click here for details ›
  • 6th & 7th July 2011
    UK AD & Biogas Expo and Conference 2011

    AD under Construction: Getting it Right! - Birmingham, NEC.
    Click here for details ›
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