UK firms fined over EU ETS breaches
The Anglo-Welsh environment agency has fined four companies participating in the EU emission trading scheme a total of over UK£750,000 (€1.1m) for failing to account for their greenhouse gas emissions in 2005. The UK is believed to be the first member state to impose sanctions of this kind. Steel recycling company Alphasteel was fined UK£564,500. Food company Mars, ceramic tiles company Daniel Platt and adhesive product firm Scandstcik received smaller fines. See press release.
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