Infrastructure

Farmers vs industry on day one of Zero Carbon bill hearings

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 01 Aug 2019

By Pattrick Smellie Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Farming communities' fears of mass tree planting ran smack into industries with big carbon footprints on the first day of hearings on the government's zero carbon legislation. Parliament's environment select committee heard from a brace of heavy-hitting lobby groups, including Business New Zealand, the Insurance Council and Local Government NZ, and two of the country's biggest sources of greenhouse gases, Fonterra and NZ Steel, on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill. The...

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