Federated Farmers are the biggest pack of bludgers in the country. They always want hand outs for farmers, tax breaks for farmers, free water and a free right to pollute. Conor English has continued the fine tradition of bludging in his tenure at Federated Farmers.
English seems to think that farmers deserve the free right to pollute the Tukituki catchment without understanding that a free right to pollute is just a subsidy in drag.
“I found the interim decision disappointing. It said you can build the dam but you can’t use the water.
“It’s a dumb decision and very unfortunate for Hawke’s Bay and will condemn [the Bay] to Third World country status,” English said.
“That dam is finished, that dam will not be built under this current decision. I stand to be corrected on that but it won’t be built and Hawke’s Bay will continue to have amongst the highest unemployment in the country.”
The board of inquiry has come back and told the extremely dodgy Hawkes Bay Regional Council that they cannot turn the Tukituki toxic, but can build their dam if they don’t set N levels at toxicity.
Lets get some facts straight on this.
The extremely dodgy HBRC lead by Fenton “Jong-Un” Wilson bullied and blustered saying that they could build a dam without managing nitrogen. They paid scientists to change their minds about whether nitrogen management was needed. The Board of Inquiry found the council’s submission to be very, very dodgy saying they couldn’t understand how the scientists who had said N needed to be managed elsewhere in the country could say N didn’t need to be managed in Hawkes Bay.
The extremely dodgy HBRC wanted to turn the Tukituki Toxic so their dodgy socialist dam could go ahead. Read more »