Lengthy turnaround times for the authorisation of waste exports from the UK could have a major impact on companies dependent on these approvals, according to the RDF Industry Group. The organisation represents suppliers, off-takers and other operators along the European refuse-derived fuel (RDF) supply chain. In a recent letter to the Environment Agency, which processes export notifications for England, RDFIG chair Andy Jones expressed concern regarding "severe delays in the processing of transfrontier shipment (TFS) notification applications". According to the industry group's open letter, the current delay in processing stands at seven weeks and is not expected to improve for several months. "The impacts of these delays are widespread and costly, and are damaging the UK’s status as a key exporter of waste-derived fuel on the Continent,“ Mr Jones said, commenting on the situation....
European RDF supply chain worried by delays in UK export notifications
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