About the MEPF
Please note the ALSF ended on 31 March
The ALSF was started in 2002, following the Finance Act 2001.
The ALSF has three main objectives:
- Minimising the demand for primary aggregates.
- Promoting environmentally friendly extraction and
- Reducing the effect of local aggregate extraction.
The main objective of the Marine ALSF is to minimise the impacts
of marine aggregate extraction. The Defra chaired Marine ALSF
Steering Group agrees the strategic direction of marine projects
funded by the ALSF and ensures that they meet with the ALSF
objectives. When in operation, the Steering Group oversaw the
direction of the MEPF and developed the commissioning strategy for
research and dissemination activities. The MEPF programme
operated under the following operational governance. MEPF "How we