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Government plans to ban farm dumps and fires

By John McKennaThe Government is no longer willing to turn a blind eye to the way farmers dispose of their waste.It has launched a consultation paper Waste Management Regulations for England and Wales 2005 that proposes the open burning of farm waste on farm dumps becomes illegal.Environment Minister Elliot Morley said: For many years agriculture has been excluded from our national waste management controls. These proposals will extend existing waste ...