of human health and the environment
from groundwater and land, to enable recovery and reuse, in compliance with the value of circular economy
low environmental impact innovation
making them available for requalification and reindustrialisation
by reducing emissions, energy efficiency enhancement of activities, the use of gas and requalification of brownfields to enable the construction of energy generation plants using renewable sources
Eni Reward is structured to manage every single step of reclamation, from planning
- carried out by the Engineering and Design department, with the support of environmental
laboratories and the Research and Technology department- right through to the execution
and management of works.
In Italy, every single phase of the complex reclamation process of a contaminated site is subject to stringent environmental legislation which regulates administrative procedures for obtaining the approval of characterisation plans and risk analysis results as well as authorisation for reclamation projects.
The main environmental standard is established by Legislative Decree no. 152, 3rd April 2006 (Environmental Consolidating Act), incorporating all major environmental legislation, divided into six parts: common provisions and general principles, procedures for strategic environmental assessment, for environmental impact assessment and for integrated environmental authorisation, regulations for soil protection and the fight against desertification, for the protection of water from pollution and the management of water resources, regulations on waste management and the reclamation of polluted sites, regulations for the protection of air and the reduction of emissions into the atmosphere and regulations on compensation for environmental damage.
Eni Rewind carries out reclamation activities for contaminated sites by applying the best intervention methods, in terms of sustainability and innovation. Given that relative environmental laws and regulations in force favour the application of in situ technologies, Eni Rewind prioritises the implementation of operations on the natural site of the contaminated matrix, therefore without the need for the excavation and movement of earth. To this effect, research and development activities are also oriented towards experimentation of increasingly eco-sustainable solutions, including bio-cleanup, with the in situ elimination of contaminants by means of biodegradation processes using bacteria, fungi and plants.CONTINUE READING