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Landfill trading backlash starts

By Greg PitcherHull City Council has hit out at its provisional landfill allowance, claiming it will cost residents £2 million.Local authorities have been sent their projected quotas under the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS), which will start in April 2005.Hull was allocated 86,058 tonnes for 2005/6, but reckons it will have to send 10,285 extra tonnes to landfill that year.And with the Government planning to fine councils £200 for ...