Busuttil, Lucy
October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/24/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reveals that the British Department for Transport appears to be backing out of its promise to increase its use of biofuels in transport to 5% by 2010. A consultation has been launched about postponing the deadline to 2013/14. Guy Gagen, the National Farmers' Union's chief combinable crops adviser, said the government's Gallagher report had confused policy by causing concerns that biofuels would lead to increased food prices. He said fear of using agricultural biofuels, such as sugar beet, has also led to policy confusion in Brussels.


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