Paul Sheehan


Paul is a Director at Ecologia, Chartered Scientist and qualified person under the CL:AIRE code of practice for the definition of waste with more than 16 years’ experience in the assessment and remediation of land affected by contamination. He has specialist knowledge of the Contaminated Land Regulations (application and regulations), nuisance and the planning regime and has recently been providing help and advice in relation to these issues to many local authorities and large industrial clients.

As part of these roles Paul has taken part in risk communication and perception exercises involving a variety of stakeholders including the general public, regulators and Members of Parliament.

Paul is also the current Chairman of the Land Forum. The Land Forum brings together Westminster, Northern Ireland and Welsh governments and their expert agencies along with regulators and industry organisations to progress issues affecting brownfield development and sustainability.

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Defining Achievable Remediation Objectives to Drive Pragmatic Solutions

This presentation will consider the linear approach to the investigation and remediation of contaminated land in a dynamic way that gives early consideration to the desired outcome and need to define achievable remediation solutions. It will use case studies to explore some of tools / approaches that can be used in integrating sound science and stakeholder feedback to define and gain agreement for pragmatic remediation end points.