Forum meeting October 2015

Wednesday 21st October 2015, Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF. 09:30 - 16:00

Chair: Keith Knox

Welcome and Introduction to the meeting [Professor William PowrieUniversity of Southampton]


Recent developments in landfill aftercare in the Netherlands [Heijo Scharff, Afvalzorg]

LANDSS (landfill aftercare decision support system) update and discussion [Richard Beaven, University of Southampton]

Assessing, capturing and utilising methane at closed landfills-  An overview of the ACUMEN project and the reports and tools developed [Matt Askin, Environment Agency]

Monitoring gas at closed landfills – Techniques developed and demonstrated during ACUMEN and results obtained [Andrew Brunton, Ground-Gas Solutions]

An overview of the work at our demonstration sites and a site owner’s perspective on how the lessons from ACUMEN could apply to other closed landfill [Charles Wright, Norfolk County Council]

Discussion, Wrap up, what next?

The meeting closed at ~4pm. It was agreed that the next Forum meeting would be scheduled sometime between April and June 2016.