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TRA opens talks with Environment Agency over industry specific Fire Prevention Plans

May 24, 2017

The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has opened talks with the Environment Agency (EA) over a template designed to help its members gain approval from the EA for a more site-specific approach to fire prevention at members’ sites.

The aim of the talks is to develop a waste stream-specific approach which recognises current operational constraints in the business of tyre recycling. The TRA felt it was essential to find more workable alternatives to proposals originally tabled by the EA last year. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Over 1000 British jobs could be lost if environment agency proposals are implemented, says TRA

March 1, 2016

The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has raised grave concerns that over 1000 jobs will be lost if the Environment Agency’s (EA) proposed new fire prevention guidelines are implemented in full. Read the rest of this entry >>

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EA’s proposed Fire Prevention Plan will inadvertently promote unregulated businesses and increase risk of site fires says TRA

October 9, 2015

The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) is urging the Environment Agency (EA) to listen to the recycling industry to avoid the inadvertent promotion of unregulated businesses over reputable and regulated operations. While the TRA and other waste streams have repeatedly been calling for amendments to the EA’s proposed new Fire Prevention Plan over the past four years, especially to proposed stack heights and the fire breaks between them, the recommendations have, as yet, gone unheeded. The TRA believes that if due action is not taken, unregulated businesses will profit while those with a proven, professional and regulated background will rapidly be forced out of the industry. Read the rest of this entry >>

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