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Forest owners want tax on burning of coal

Thursday 27 Feb 20 10:00am

Government promised to put wood first

 

FOREST OWNERS are calling for a $200-a-tonne tax on the burning of coal and the implementation of the Government’s promised “wood-first” policy.

Earlier this week, the Bioenergy Association warned New Zealand was failing to grasp the potential for the country’s vast biomass resource to cut our greenhouse gas emissions and create fuel independence.

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