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Dunedin Council Supports Common Sense

Dunedin Council Supports Common Sense

Tuesday 20 Aug 2002 Gerry Eckhoff Press Releases -- Environment & Conservation

ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff today congratulated the Dunedin City Council for rejecting a move to declare Dunedin a GM-free zone.

"This is an eminently sensible measure, which will save Dunedin from becoming an economic backwater. The future of our biotechnology industry is secure.

"The Dunedin city council has very sensibly rejected emotional arguments in favour of common sense and fact. I congratulate them for their sound decision," Mr Eckhoff said.

For more information visit ACT online at http://www.act.org.nz or contact the ACT Parliamentary Office at act@parliament.govt.nz.

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