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Coalition leaders agree emissions cut for agriculture sector of 25%

Jul 28, 2022 16:07 By News Northern Sound
Coalition leaders agree emissions cut for agriculture sector of 25% Coalition leaders agree emissions cut for agriculture sector of 25%
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Cabinet Ministers are now being phoned to seek their approval.

Coalition leaders have agreed an emissions cut for the agriculture sector of 25%.

Cabinet Ministers are now being phoned to seek their approval in an incorporeal meeting.

Talks had stalled in recent days with Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue seeking a 24% reduction and Environment Minister Eamon Ryan looking for 26%.

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In the end they split the difference between the two.

Fianna Fáil TD Christopher O'Sullivan says a lower target for agriculture than the 30% upper limit was needed:

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