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Anger at environmentally damaging legislation

An industry reliant on recycled fuels has attacked the Government for introducing legislation that will damage the environment. The production of asphalt, essential for Britain's roads, uses reprocessed fuel oils (RFO) as an environmentally-friendly substitute for virgin gas oil. The UK asphalt industry has expressed fears of widespread environmental pollution if recent rulings by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) concerning the use of RFO go ...