Fine Gael on collision course with Greens over EU’s re-wilding plans
MEPs oppose law over claims it will take too much productive farming land out of use
Fine Gael has raised tensions with the Green Party by challenging the EU’s plans to re-wild one fifth of Irish land.
Eamon Ryan, the Minister for the Environment, is strongly in favour of the EU’s proposed nature restoration law which is aimed at re-wetting and re-wilding land to reduce carbon emissions.
But Fine Gael’s parliamentary group in the European Parliament is now opposing the law and Fine Gael MEPs are warning that it will take ...