Contribution by Jean-Pierre Grin

24 April 2024

Jean-Pierre Grin - Member of the Board of Biofuels Switzerland - is still hoping for an impetus for biofuels

The SVP farmer will submit one last text before he leaves the National Council for good. An opportunity to talk about himself one last time.

The countdown is on. In less than a month, at the end of the autumn session, Jean-Pierre Grin will leave the dome for good after sixteen years in the National Council. The former mayor of Pomy is not the only member of parliament from the canton of Vaud to hang up his football boots. At the end of the legislative period, there are four of them, all of whom ran for office in 2007: the socialist Ada Marra, the green Adèle Thorens and the FDP MP Olivier Français. "For me, it was time to hand over my mandate to younger forces," says the SVP MP. And it is out of the question to be on a list where you simply have to take it off and leave after just one year. "That's not respectful of the voters."

Last intervention

Before he finally vacates his seat, the National Council will present a final text. "As a member of the board of the Swiss Biofuels Association I would like to speak out in favour of oil obtained from the pyrolysis of plastics and other waste. It is a very interesting chemical process that makes it possible to recover plastic waste instead of burning it. But if we want to promote this system, we need to put this oil on the list of biofuels that benefit from tax relief."

Continue reading the full article here: My last fight under the dome Source: 3.9.2023


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