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Contractors oppose call to attach pollution filters to construction plant

Contractors this week hit back at claims from environmental technology companies that all UK construction plant must be fitted with diesel particulate filters (DPFs) to cut emissions.Trade body the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) has written to transport minister Jim Fitzpatrick urging him to introduce the measure.It claims the measure would cut UK diesel emissions by 18%.But contractors have rubbished the idea. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association ...

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