'No special treatment' on carbon reduction

Mair, Vibeka
October 2007
Utility Week;10/5/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that Water UK will not make a plea for special treatment under the British government's new obligatory emissions trading scheme, known as the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). Water UK chief executive Pamela Taylor says the CRC is not suited to the water industry but companies would have to make it work. She adds that the industry should use the Water Framework Directive to benefit the environment by improving the quality of water bodies.


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