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‘History’ made as Norfolk County Council adopts new environmental policy

County councillors have voted to adopt a “groundbreaking” new environmental policy, which will see the authority aim to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

Members of Norfolk County Council debated the policy, which also set out the authority’s intention to allocate revenue and capital funding, at the full council meeting on Monday.

Andy Grant, cabinet member for environment and waste, said: “It’s not often that we make history in this chamber, but I’m hopeful today that we can for the right reasons.”

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