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May 20, 2013

CPW now want $140M from taxpayers


More huge handouts set for 300 Farmers and Canterbury's Dairy expansion

 

Water, River and Land pollution could be getting a lot worse if the Central Plains Water  Dairy project gets the $140 Million they now have their hands out for

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/8692221/Central-Plains-Water-seeks-140m

 

Also Hororata farmer and CPW chairman Doug Catherwood claims taking the upstream Rakaia's Water Consevation Order (WCO) away will   "increase the environmental flows in the lowland streams"      as well as allow 80,000 ha of Dairy expansion on the Canterbury Plains.

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/cropping/8754067/Irrigator-says-deal-boosts-reliability