11 Nov '11, 5pm

Friends of the Earth to take legal action over Government solar cuts: Ministers failed to…

Friends of the Earth to take legal action over Government solar cuts 11 November 2011 Friends of the Earth is taking the Government to court over its plans to slash financial incentives for households and communities that install solar electricity, the environmental campaigning charity confirmed today after Ministers failed to respond to concerns it set out in a legal letter last week. Friends of the Earth wrote to Climate Change Minister Greg Barker on [Friday 4 November 2011] warning that unless the Government agreed to amend its proposals by 4pm today [Friday 11 November 2011] it would commence court proceedings. The Government failed to do so, sending instead a brief holding response indicating it didn't believe the issues raised were urgent and therefore it didn't intend to respond within the deadline. The legal challenge follows the announcement earlier this month of...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/legal_challe...

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