Update: ETS

Kevin Rudd wrongly told Australians that the Emissions Trading Scheme had been delayed yesterday.

Kevin Rudd wrongly told Australians that the Emissions Trading Scheme had been delayed yesterday.

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister told MINING DAILY that the PM had been referring to the end of the financial year rather than then end of 2010.

“Mr Rudd said the scheme would be implemented at the year’s end of 2010 and in saying that, he was referring to the end of the financial year in July not December,” the spokesperson said.

“The Government is still aiming to introduce the scheme by the middle of 2010, nothing has changed.”

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