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EU renewable energy targets prompt calls for EfW emphasis

Loud fanfares for solar, wind and tidal renewable energy sources following recent EU proposals to reduce greenhouse emissions have not drowned out calls from the waste and recycling industry for more emphasis on the potential of energy from waste as a renewable resource.The EU Climate Change proposals include a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, increasing to 30% when there is an international climate agreement; 20% of total EU energy consumption to come from renewables ...