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Environmental Information

  

Below is a table of environmental issues, papers, blogs, government papers and consultations, etc.

(Also see related mapping information)

  

FRACKING

As of 08 July 2019 Bleadon Parish Council (BPC) declared Bleadon 'frack free'. See BOB's Fracking page including a 'Fracking' Information Table 

 

 

PLASTIC

As of 08 July 2019 Bleadon Bleadon Parish Council considered 'plastic free' Bleadon and 'working towards' less plastic. See Plastic Information Table

 

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ENVIRONMENTAL

16 JAN 20 Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution (BBC Article)
13 DEC 19 Boris Johnson is elected as Prime Minister, and states his government will "... make this country the cleanest, greenest on earth with the most far reaching environmental program ..."
06 DEC 19 Somerset Earthquake - 3.2 magnitude tremor
02 DEC 19 The 2040 movie showing "An aspirational journey to discover what the future could look like if we simply embraced the best that exists today."
12 NOV 19 108 doctors from Culverhay Surgery Wooton under Edge submitted an objection to the Bristol Airport Expansion application (BOB Blog)
12 NOV 19 NSC Climate Emergency Update (COU 102para 3.21) including Climate Emergency Strategy and Strategic Action Plan (BOB Blog)
15 OCT 19 Government Environment Bill policy statement and summary intervention and options
OCT 19 Government "Consultation Response on Legislation for Enforcing the Development of Airspace Change Proposals - Moving Britain Ahead"
25 JULY 19 North Somerset Council to adopt re-wilding programme across North Somerset to improve area's biodiversity
25 JULY 19 Govt "Climate Change Explained" publication
23 JULY 19 NSC Climate Emergency Update paper (COU57), Climate Emergency Strategy and Strategic Action Plan.
11 JUL 19 Climate change: How hot cities could be in 2050
09 JUL 19 Extinction Rebellion Talk incl. "... risk of drilling in Bleadon"
19 JUN 19 Extinction Rebellion protests against airport expansion plans (Mercury) and related current airport application 
12 JUN 19 Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target
11 JUN 19 Response to Government plan to legislate for Net Zero UK emissions target
19 MAY 19 Plastics Threaten Global Climate at a Massive Scale During Each Point of Lifecycle ...
01 MAY 19 *UK Parliament declares climate change emergency"
14 MAR 19 UN "Review its policy on fracking and its impact on the rights of women and girls and consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking"
08 MAR 19 The power of the next generation
19 FEB 19 North Somerset Council unanimously backed a call to target zero carbon by 2030 and declared a Climate Emergency (COU101). See also List of Councils who have declared a Climate Emergency.
14 JAN 19 Government Clean Air Strategy and Executive Summary
13 JAN 19 BOB Blog - Asking residents to include "cleanup project to help rid our environment from litter and plastic" in their NDP response to Bleadon Parish Council
JAN 2019 Draft Joint Local Transport Plan 4 - 2019-2036 - January 2019
The Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019
17 DEC 18 WasteDataFlow - Local Authority waste management incl NSC data
05 DEC 18 Bleadon Needs a Broom - BOB Blog
16 JULY 18 “Malaise” Speech by US President Jimmy Carter - 15 July 1979. E.g. Crisis of Confidence (start 9mins - end 14mins)
16 APR 18 Govt Clean Growth Strategy Executive Summary and corrections
Info on UK Waste Policy  (Law & Your Environment)
Recycling symbols explained
The Committee on Climate Change (the CCC) is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008.

 

For some environmental organisations click here.