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Trade associations keep up pressure on small scale FIT

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Following the ministerial roundtable earlier this month, ADBA, NFU and REA have written to Greg Barker MP and Owen Paterson MP to keep up the pressure on support for the small scale sector. You can read a copy of the letter here. We are also expecting a lively debate on…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, Greg Barker, Matt Hindle, Owen Paterson, small scale AD

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FIT and small scale AD: report from ministerial meeting

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Representatives from ADBA, REA, NFU and various member companies pushed the case for ministerial support for smaller scale AD when we met Defra Secretary of State Owen Paterson MP and DECC Minister Greg Barker MP in early June. The roundtable meeting was convened following DECC’s decision not to review…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, farming, FIT, Greg Barker, Matt Hindle, Owen Paterson, small scale AD, small-scale

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Paterson reiterates “strong support” for AD

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Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has given strong backing to the treatment of food waste through anaerobic digestion (AD), declaring in a parliamentary committee this week that he was “a very strong supporter of AD”. Asked what Defra was doing to tackle high levels of food waste, Paterson stated that: We…

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Tags: Defra, food waste, Jordan Marshall, Labour, Owen Paterson

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New Environment Minister Backs AD

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Owen Paterson MP, the new Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), gave his backing to AD during the Conservative Party Conference 2012 in Birmingham. He told delegates that:...The concept of anaerobic digestion, for example, is tremendous. We have a huge volume of food waste in…

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Tags: Defra, Owen Paterson

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