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Forest Owners' Assn says amendments to ETS removing forestry is a bad idea

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Publish Date
Tue, 20 Jun 2023, 7:32am
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Forest Owners' Assn says amendments to ETS removing forestry is a bad idea

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 20 Jun 2023, 7:32am

The forestry industry is sick of being made into the villain on reducing emissions.

The Government is proposing to amend the Emissions Trading Scheme and incentivise innovation over offsetting through planting.

One option is taking forestry out of the scheme altogether and creating two separate markets.

Forest Owners' Association president Grant Dodson says it's a bad idea and he joined Kate Hawkesby.

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