HC Deb 30 January 1940 vol 356 c997W
Sir R. Gower

asked the Secretary for Mines whether, to encourage the production in this country of further alternative fuels, he proposes to take any additional steps during the war period to stimulate the production of sludge-gas, or methane, for industrial purposes?

Mr. Lloyd

I can assure my hon. Friend that the importance of sewage gas (methane) as an alternative fuel is fully recognised by my Department, and the question of its production and utilisation for that purpose is being actively considered.

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