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Activities and Forward Programme

SAGTA's activities include:

WORKSHOPS:

Since its formation, SAGTA has held a regular programme of Member's meetings and associated workshops which number nearly 80 topics of our more recent workshops and Position Papers summarising the issues developed at many of these and previous events are included in our SAGTA's Reports Page.

SAGTA’s March 2017 Workshop: Brexit and our Environmental Regimes Going Forward – Industry Perspectives

In March 2017, SAGTA held a cross sectoral workshop, kindly hosted by NHBC, to consider issues associated with the upcoming Brexit activities.


SAGTA’s February 2016 Workshop: A National Quality Mark Scheme: How can it work for landholders’ benefit?

SAGTA has collaborated with CL:AIRE to organise a February 2016 workshop on the proposed Land Forum National Quality Mark Scheme.

• SAGTA’s Aims and Objectives for the Workshop – Click here

• Workshop presentations:


National Quality Mark Scheme:
The National Quality Mark Scheme web page can be found at: Click here


FORWARD PROGRAMME:

Category 4 Screening Levels (C4SL) Project Phase 2

SAGTA is providing the project lead and central coordination to the next phase of C4SL development. Joined by SoBRA, in committing funds to resourcing the project, current plans are to consider a further 20 substances.

A number of preliminary preparatory projects have been instigated including the assessment of priority substances for consideration.

Moves are also in advanced stages to invite and appoint a Project Manager for the initiative together with invitations to toxicologists to participate in a Panel of appointees.

Project Steering Group

Following its initial announcement of its intention to take a lead in taking forward the next phase of C4SL development, SAGTA has recently reactivated invitations to representatives from the contaminated land sector to reform its Steering Group to oversee progress on the initiative.
Hannah White from National Grid Property will act as the Steering Group’s Deputy Chairman.

C4SL Toxicologists

Notifications have been widely issued to the sector to invite toxicological practitioners to participate in the project.
Two categories of practitioner are defined:

Tier 1 Toxicologist – click here

Tier 2 Toxicologist – click here

FUTURE WORKSHOPS

SAGTA’s plans for potential topics for 2017 and 2018 include:

SAGTA also looks to continue its Member mini workshops on key issues together with its current regular meetings with national regulators and policy makers.

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