The MEP in question believes it would cut down on Ireland's carbon emissions.
The farming industry is disgusted with a former Minister of State's correspondence to Irish banks.
That's the belief of Westmeath Cllr John Dolan, responding to MEP Ciaran Cuffe's request that banks stop loaning to young farmers who intend to expand their cattle herd.
Mr. Cuffe believes this would cut down on Ireland's carbon emissions.
The Fine Gael rep says the former TD's comments are unbelievable: