Pollution monitoring for UK rail development

tREEsources have begun community funded soil and water sampling around the recommissioned East West Rail project in North Buckinghamshire. Samples have been taken from the current disused train lines and at 10-100m intervals either side in 3 villages where the route will pass. These sites will be returned to annually and tested in the same way

tREEsources in Kazakhstan

tREEsources Director Liam Hardy recently attended the UK-Kazakh Newton Fund research integration meeting in Ust-Kamenogorsk to discuss sustainable development and resource scarcity in the country. The meeting covered issues ranging from REE and metal exploration to sustainable fibreglass production and included keynotes from leading Kazakh and UK researchers in the economic geology of Kazakhstan, calculating