Greenpeace accused of derailing emissions reductions

Greenpeace accused of derailing emissions reductions
Greenpeace is frustrating plans to build wind turbines and a hydrogen plant. (Image: Ballance)
Ian Llewellyn
Greenpeace’s latest legal action against a consent to build wind turbines and a hydrogen production plant will mean more greenhouse gas emissions and is an attempt to derail decarbonisation, says Hiringa Energy.The environmental group wanted the court of appeal in Wellington to overturn a high court judgment which upheld a consent for Hiringa to build a $70 million windfarm and hydrogen plant.The plant is next to Ballance Agri-Nutrients fertiliser plant in Kapuni and Greenpeace objected to the plant being used initially to make urea. It a...

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