Announcement at 5.05 pm on 12 December on planned changes to the NZ ETS
10 Dec 2018 17:26
The Government will announce the first tranche of changes to the NZ ETS following recent public consultation at 5.05 pm, Wednesday 12 December. Decisions on the second tranche of changes are expected in 2019.
A press release will be issued at this time and information will be made available on the Ministry for the Environment’s website. We will send you a further email to alert you of the announcement.
Officials will not be answering questions about the Ministerial announcement ahead of this release
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