The Tax Take with Brian Keegan

Selling the public on green taxes

23rd July, 2017

The government’s track record on critical areas of environmental management, how we treat water and how we treat waste, has been abysmal. In regard to waste collection and a universal pay by weight system, that particular can was quite literally kicked down the road.

The shambolic efforts to establish a water authority with adequate resources to deal with the crumbling infrastructure defy description. Not only has a water charges regime failed, we are...

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