RESPONDENTS to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the draft ‘Cleaner Air For Scotland 2’ (‘CAFS 2’) have called for more stringent regulation of the agriculture sector to curb rising emissions.
Others who agreed with proposals in the draft document said that a voluntary code, backed by education, awareness raising and financial and other support would secure the ‘buy in’ of those in the sector.
Analysis of the ‘CAFS 2’ proposals also backed recommendation for a voluntary code to improve the agriculture industry’s practices relating to emissions. In total, the government received 994 responses to the 12-week statutory consultation can be found here.
The new strategy is expected to be published in the summer.