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Eoin Gavin on Liveline with Joe Duffy

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JOE-DUFFYAs another large scale dumping of highly toxic diesel sludge was found abandoned on the hard shoulder of the M1 motorway just south of the border earlier today, Eoin Gavin who is President of the Road Hauliers Association rang to tell us that they had a meeting before Christmas with the Department of Finance. 

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He believes the way around the fuel problem is to do away with green diesel and rebate the essential users, fishermen, farmers, contractors, etc. 20% of the stations are selling illegal diesel. Liam said getting rid of green diesel is not the solution- the source of the problem with washed diesel is UK red marked gas oil, not Irish green diesel, but we as farmers in Ireland are being scape-goated.