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Eco-flame falls at the final hurdle

Published 09/06/2011

London 212 has missed its aim to have a low-carbon Olympic flame.

EDF Energy, an Olympic sponsor and 212 sustainability partner, said it will not be able to keep its 27 pledge for a new low-carbon fuel for the torch because of time-trialling issues.

The technology needed for the development meant they tripped at the final hurdle, organisers claimed.

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