Farming, horticultural groups seek flexibility in zero emissions plans

Margreet Dietz
Thu, 19 Jul 2018

By Margreet Dietz July 20 (BusinessDesk) - Both rural lobby group Federated Farmers and Horticulture New Zealand, which represents commercial vegetable, fruit and berry fruit growers, have asked the government for flexibility in the Zero Carbon Bill, the government’s proposal for sharp emissions reductions by 2050. New Zealand's government received 14,000 submissions on its plans for a new Zero Carbon Bill during a six-week consultation that closed this week.  In its submission on the bill, Federated Famers said the best option of the...

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