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UK Businesses Face Wave Of Green Taxes

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Source:  The Climate Policy Network – Published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation

Companies that fail to register their energy use by next month will be hit with fines that could reach £45,000 under the little-known rules. Those that do participate in the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) initiative by declaring their energy use will face charges for every ton of greenhouse gas they produce. These payments are expected to average £38,000 a year for medium-sized firms, and could reach £100,000 for larger organisations. –James Kirkup, Harry Wallop and Louise Gray, The Daily Telegraph, 11 August 2010 (more…)