Green Party coal ban 'tough' but worth aiming for - Synlait

Green Party coal ban 'tough' but worth aiming for - Synlait
Gavin Evans
A Green Party plan to end industrial coal use by 2030 would be “tough” for many New Zealand industries but is a target that is worth aiming for, Synlait Milk said. Halting the use of coal in process heat by then would be “pretty ambitious” even for a company like Synlait which doesn’t compete in price-sensitive global commodity markets like most of the dairy sector and many other local industries, said Hamish Reid, the company’s director of sustainability and brand. Synlait had been aiming to be off coal at its Dunsandel plant in Canterbu...

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