DETR gets serious about oil pollution after quarter of a century

Revised proposals for anti-pollution rules for oil stores were issued in April by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, more than a quarter-century after the powers to legislate were provided by Parliament. 1 The Government intends to go considerably further than its predecessor suggested four years ago by requiring all existing oil stores to meet minimum pollution prevention standards within five years - a move shown to be amply justified after the DETR finally carried out a comprehensive analysis of the costs of oil pollution incidents.

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