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Activists, farmers disagree on agriculture's ETS substitute

As farmers mull sacrifices, environmentalists believe the proposal doesn't go far enough.

If accepted, the plan will see farmers start paying the levy in 2025, transitioning to a full farm-level split gas levy in 2027.

Andrew Bevin Wed, 08 Jun 2022

The primary sector is patting itself on the back for its proposed alternative to inclusion in the Emissions Trading Scheme, but environmental groups dubbed it “a lemon”.

He Waka Eke Noa, which comprises Dairy NZ, Beef and Lamb NZ, Federated Farmers, Horticulture NZ, the Federation of Māori

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Andrew Bevin Wed, 08 Jun 2022
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