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Landfill Tax rise may help new technologies uptake: Defra official

Landfill Tax may continue to rise beyond 2010 in order to help the uptake of new technologies, according to a leading Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) official. At the MRW-organised Alternative Waste Treatment Technologies conference Defra Waste Implementation Programme head of new technologies Dave Brooks predicted Landfill Tax will rise above the £48 cut-off in 2010 that the Chancellor Gordon Brown unveiled in his Budget ...