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Amendments to pollution potential of cemeteries report

Amendments to pollution potential of cemeteries report.

This publication was withdrawn on

This publication was withdrawn on 14/03/2017. For current guidance see cemeteries and burials: prevent groundwater pollution.


Amendments to TR P223

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In early 2004 a number of errors were noticed in the report on the ‘Pollution potential of cemeteries’ R&D P223, which is available from the Agency’s National Customer Contact Centre (NCCC). These errors were in the calculations given as worked examples of pollutant loading in 3 hypothetical cemeteries. The errors are therefore largely confined to Appendix B of the report. A new edition of the report is now being sold as before by the NCCC however, for those who have already purchased a copy the revised Appendix B and a short excerpt from Section 3. The main changes from the original version are highlighted in red.

Published 1 February 2005