Govt confirms Ag won't enter ETS, sets up new pastoral group

Govt confirms Ag won't enter ETS, sets up new pastoral group
Agriculture minister Todd McClay. (Image: NZME)
Riley Kennedy
The government has confirmed that agriculture will not enter the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and it will set up a new pastoral-based group.And, cabinet has agreed to formally disband He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN).The announcement comes ahead of Fieldays, set to start at Mystery Creek, Hamilton, tomorrow, and confirms BusinessDesk’s report earlier in the week.HWENDubbed a world first, HWEN was formed in 2019 to be a partnership between the government, the primary sector and iwi to equip farmers and growers to measure, manage and reduce on-farm...

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