Thursday, 4 December 2008
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme
- That the Senate—
- notes and commends the sensible action taken by Labor Senators Sterle and Hutchins and also the Labor Member for Throsby, Ms George, in expressing concern over the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS);
- notes the concern expressed publicly by a number of industries that may be potentially affected by the proposed CPRS including BlueScope Steel, Nyrstar, Qantas and Visy; and
- calls on the Government to delay the introduction of the proposed CPRS until these concerns are addressed.