Greens welcome Bay of Plenty GE win
10 February 2014
Greens welcome Bay of Plenty GE
Green Party is welcoming Scion’s decision
not to appeal the Environment Court decision on the
inclusion of a precautionary approach to GE in the Bay of
Plenty Regional Policy Statement.
Scion’s decision not
to appeal the Environment Court decision means that the Bay
of Plenty Regional Council will include a statement about
the risk of GE in their Policy Statement.
Zealand’s clean green image is important for our
agricultural exports. This decision protects our clean,
green and safe image,” said Green Party GE spokesperson
“It’s disappointing that Regional
Councils are now being forced to carry the burden of
protecting our agricultural sector because the Government is
missing in action on GE.
“This is a good decision that
protects the interests of local farmers,” said Mr
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