TITLE

Tougher planning regime urged for hazard sites

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;7/18/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the call made by the independent investigation board set up in the wake of the explosions and fires that rocked the Buncefield fuel depot in Hertfordshire, England in December 2005 for a major restructuring in planning controls around major hazard sites. The call for a new regime based on site-specific quantified risk assessments would mean that cumulative societal risk would be handled in a more consistent fashion.
ACCESSION #
33643624

 

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