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Just 20km of porous asphalt has been laid in Britain since 1995 Highways Agency chief executive Peter Nutt said this week. Answering a Parliamentary Question for the Department of the Environment Transport and the Regions he said that proprietary quiet thin surfacings and 'whisper concrete' had displaced porous asphalt as they were cheaper and had better performance.

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