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Invitation: anaerobic digestion - balancing resource with energy policy

25th March | 10.00am – 11.30am | Committee Room 10, Palace of Westminster REGISTER HERE We are delighted to invite you to the APSRG event ‘Anaerobic Digestion: Balancing Resource with Energy Policy’, co-hosted with Carbon Connect and in partnership with the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA). This parliamentary event will…

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Tags: invitation, Parliament, balancing resource, energy policy, AD, apsrg, carbon connect, dr alan whitehead mp, dr david greenfield, Derek Sivyer

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Hobnobbing your MP

Getting politicians on board All it takes is a short letter, like this, to the constituency office of your local MP or candidate and you too could help influence the government policies which affect our industry just by highlighting the benefits of AD through a tour of your site/company.…

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Tags: lobby, MP, Parliament, pledge card, bernard jenkin mp, full circle energy, david hunter, biogas, crop operators, sugar beet, biofertiliser, Derek Sivyer

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Industry urges policy detail as Shadow Energy Secretary reinforces Labour’s support for green gas

Last month ADBA welcomed a Labour Party policy document, which reiterated the Party’s aspiration to make Great Britain a world leader in low carbon technology and green jobs. Key green objectives outlined in the policy document include: Creating a million new high technology, green jobs by 2025. Setting a…

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Tags: labour party, green gas, green jobs, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Green investment Bank, lobby strategy, lobbying, MP, Parliament, lanfill ban, food waste

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Members urge MPs to sign ADBA pledge card

Many ADBA members have already written to their local Member of Parliament or parliamentary candidate, inviting them to visit their company or plant. For those who have not yet been in touch with their local MP, however, we encourage you to do so because this will help us as the…

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Tags: pledge card, lobby strategy, Derek Sivyer, MP, Parliament, manifesto, general election, lobbying

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Members urged to engage their MPs

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We have written to all our members requesting their support with our political lobbying efforts on the industry’s behalf ahead of next year’s crucial general election. To secure the future for your business, and also to ensure that our industry can reach its potential, we need…

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Tags: general election, lobby, MP, Parliament, Derek Sivyer

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Labour reinforces green jobs pledge

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The Labour Party has set out its core priorities in a policy document ahead of its official manifesto launch in the early New Year. As part of the Party’s 10 core pledges, Labour have reiterated its aspiration to make Britain a world leader in low carbon technology and green…

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Tags: Labour, Parliament, Derek Sivyer, general election, green jobs, lobby strategy, DECC, caroline flint

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MP survey shows overwhelming support for renewables

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A recent survey of MPs by the independent pollster, ComRes, has highlighted overwhelming support among parliamentarians for renewable energy. The survey found that, whilst there is a clear divide on the benefits of on-shore wind power, MPs are generally positive in their attitudes towards renewable energy sources including biomass, wave …

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Tags: Biomass, Derek Sivyer, MP, Parliament, polling, renewable energy, renewable financial incentives

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Parliamentary inquiry: Growing the circular economy

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A parliamentary committee is undertaking an inquiry into growing the circular economy, presenting an excellent opportunity to make the case for the economic and environmental benefits that anaerobic digestion (AD) and separate food waste collections can deliver. The Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry will examine the potential economic value of…

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Tags: Circular Economy, Jordan Marshall, Parliament

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ADBA director discusses AD with Parliamentary committee

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ADBA board member Richard Barker (Chief Executive of Biogen) was among the witnesses discussing AD as part of the Lords inquiry into building a biowaste economy. Barker, along with Dr Prab Mistry (EHV Engineering) and David Nelson (Branston), considered a wide range of issues affecting the AD sector, focusing particularly…

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Tags: biowaste, Parliament

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Food waste landfill ban: Government rejects Lords amendment

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Debates around banning sending food waste to landfill are certainly high on the agenda at the moment. Last week, an amendment to the Energy Bill was tabled in the House of Lords calling for a timetable towards banning organic waste to landfill to make it available for renewable energy generation. …

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Tags: energy bill, Jordan Marshall, landfill ban, Parliament, source segregation, Vision 2020

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