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First year trading figures for LATS

In its first year of existence the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS) has seen 535,387 allowances change hands between waste disposal authorities (WDAs), according to information obtained by MRW through the Freedom of Information Act. All the trades occurred between the start of the scheme on April 1 2005 and April 1 2006. No information is currently available on whether any WDA has breached its allowance for the first year, as at the end of ...