Motor Fuel GHG Reporting Regs 2012
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The Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 Jan 2013
1 Jan 2013
Climate change - UK
The Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012 transpose articles 7a–7e and annex IV of EU Directive 98/70/EC on the quality of petrol and diesel fuels, as inserted by Directive 2009/30/EC on introducing a mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions.
The Regulations require suppliers of fuel for use in road vehicles and various forms of mobile machinery to report the GHG intensity of their fuels and the sustainability of any biofuels supplied.
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