Friends of the Earth Scotland’s principal fear relates to the wider environmental impacts of adopting the RTFO Order, without appropriate safeguards; an issue not directly addressed by the consultation but of critical concern both to us, and to the perceived credibility of the policy.  These concerns have an immediate bearing on the issues raised in question eight on voluntary standards and agreements. We welcome the opportunity to comment on the proposals, and ask that the following points be considered before finalising the order.

Submission to Department for Transport Consultation on The Draft Renewable Fuels Transport Obligation Order