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Adler & Allan responds to a hazardous spill when a tanker overturns.

In the front line when disaster strikes

It’s not often that the boss of a company gets his boots on to help with the clear-up in the aftermath of a flood. But that is exactly what Mark Calvert, CEO of Harrogate-based Adler & Allan, did during the winter floods of 2015-16.

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An architect's CGI impression of the new Climate Innovation District in Leeds.

Can green living thrive in Leeds city centre?

Tired of traffic congestion, poor air-quality and the daily grind? The Yorkshire developer Citu believes it can help to ease some of the greatest burdens facing modern city-dwellers through developments that speed up the transition towards “zero”-carbon cities.

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Andy Koss, CEO of Drax Power. Picture: James Hardisty

Why is government stalling on green revolution at Drax?

In the unfolding drama of Britain’s green revolution, a North Yorkshire power plant has found itself cast as one of the main protagonists. And it’s a heroic part. Smouldering away on the flatlands of the lower Ouse, Drax is the UK’s largest power station and since opening in 1974 it has played a major role in the country’s coal-fired energy production.

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