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Government too close to incineration companies says Livingstone

London Mayor Ken Livingstone has accused the Government of being too cosy with incinerator operators at the expense of finding the best solutions for treating our waste. There are about three malignant Defra [Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs] officials who are pushing for incineration, he told MRW. Wait and see, once these Defra officials have retired theyll be on the boards of the incineration companies. Its what happened with the Department for Transport officials ...