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Submissions sought on new seed treatment

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 3:37 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

Public submissions are invited on an application to import Poncho Votivo, an insecticide for use as a seed treatment in wheat, maize, forage brassicas and grass seed. More >>

Submissions sought on Ranman fungicide

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 4:34 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on an application to import Ranman - a fungicide containing the active ingredient, cyazofamid. It is used to treat various fungal and soil-borne diseases in horticultural crops. Cyazofamid ... More >>

Decline of fungicide application

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 1:21 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

A Decision-Making Committee of the EPA has declined an application from Tui Products Limited to manufacture or import the fungicide, Tui Disease Eliminator (APP202057), containing chlorothalonil. The decision is consistent with the purpose of the Hazardous ... More >>

Submissions sought on herbicide for weed control in maize

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 3:52 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on a herbicide to improve broadleaf weed control in maize. The substance CADET contains 100g fluthiacet-methyl in the form of an emulsifiable concentrate and would contain a new active ingredient ... More >>

EPA hazardous substances poster wins award in San Francisco

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 5:37 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

A poster presented by two members of the hazardous substances applications team from the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) won first equal at an international conference held in San Francisco. More >>

Final decision on Ruakura Development Plan Change

Monday, 15 September 2014, 1:46 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The independent Board of Inquiry considering the Ruakura Development Plan Change has released its final report and decision. The Board has approved the plan change request but with amendments. More >>

Notice of hearing for Solvigo application

Friday, 12 September 2014, 4:54 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

Notice of hearing for Solvigo application The EPA advises a hearing is scheduled for an application to import Solvigo, an insecticide used to treat thrips and other insect pest in commercial onion crops. More >>

Final decision on Puhoi to Warkworth proposal

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:03 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Board of Inquiry has today released its Final Report and Decision on the Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance: Pūhoi to Warkworth section. More >>

EPA grants marine consent for STOS exploration drilling

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 2:48 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has granted a marine consent to Shell Todd Oil Services Ltd (STOS) to continue its exploratory drilling operation at the Ruru-2 and Māui-8 exploration well sites within the South Taranaki Bight. More >>

Final decision on Basin Bridge Proposal

Friday, 5 September 2014, 11:20 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The independent Board of Inquiry appointed to hear and decide the Basin Bridge Proposal has released its final report and decision. More >>

EPA grants marine consent for OMV exploration well

Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:11 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has granted a marine consent to OMV New Zealand Ltd for its Whio-1 exploration well in the Taranaki Basin. More >>

Submissions sought on mosquito repellent

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:27 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on a portable mosquito repellent for use outdoors. The repellent consists of a strip impregnated with metofluthrin, a substance from the pyrethroid family. More >>

OPC submission period extended

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:34 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

We have extended the submission period for the modified reassessment of a bee control affecting five organophosphate and carbamate insecticides (APP202142). More >>

EPA issues preliminary report on Chatham Rock application

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 3:46 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has issued a preliminary report on the marine consent application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd (CRP) for its phosphate mining project on the Chatham Rise. More >>

Update on application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd

Monday, 18 August 2014, 5:33 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

This is an update on the application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd for a marine consent for its phosphate mining project. More >>

Submissions available on OMV Maari consent application

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 1:12 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

This is an update on the application by OMV NZ for a marine consent to complete their development drilling programme in the Maari field in the Taranaki Basin. More >>

Annual reports on NZ Emissions Trading Scheme published

Monday, 4 August 2014, 1:07 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has published the latest annual data reports on the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme on its website. http://www.epa.govt.nz/e-m-t/reports/ets_reports/annual/Pages/default.aspx The reports are: • 2013 ETS Report (also known as the Section 89 report) • ETS ... More >>

Draft report and decision - Pūhoi to Warkworth proposal

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:01 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance: Pūhoi to Warkworth section Board of Inquiry has released its draft report and decision. More >>

Basin Bridge Consents Declined

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 2:26 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The independent Board of Inquiry delegated to hear and decide the Basin Bridge Proposal of National Significance has released its draft report and decision. The Board by majority decision (3 to 1) has cancelled the New Zealand Transport Agency’s Notice ... More >>

Submissions invited on modified reassessment application

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 2:25 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The EPA has lodged an application for a reassessment of fifteen approvals for substances containing organophosphate or carbamate chemicals. More >>

 

 

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