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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 >>

Submissions on CRP marine consent application available

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 5:20 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The submissions received on the application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise are now available for viewing on the EPA website. More >>

Submissions open on OMV marine consent application

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 1:12 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has opened the submission period on a marine consent application by OMV New Zealand Ltd to complete its existing programme of development drilling in the South Taranaki Bight. More >>

Final decisions on Tukituki Catchment Proposal

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 4:57 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Board of Inquiry has today released its Final Report and Decisions on the Tukituki Catchment Proposal. The Board’s decision is to allow the Plan Change request with amendments, grant the 17 resource consent applications, and confirm the Notice of ... More >>

Trans-Tasman Resources iron sand mining consent refused

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 12:15 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The EPA Decision-making Committee has today released its decision on the application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd for a marine consent for its iron sand mining project in the South Taranaki Bight. The Decision-making Committee has refused consent. More >>

Submissions open on Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd application

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 12:42 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has opened the submission period on a marine consent application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd (CRP) to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The application ... More >>

Draft Report and Decision: Ruataniwha Consents Granted

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:25 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

• Allowed the Plan Change request with amendments (as detailed in Part 2 of Volume 1 of the Draft Report and Decision). The provisions of the plan change request can be found in Volume 3 of the Draft Report and Decision. • Granted the 17 resource ... More >>

New Zealand Units now more visible

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 12:52 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has made changes to the New Zealand Emission Unit Register (NZEUR). Account holders will now have access to greater information on the origin of New Zealand Units (NZUs). More >>

Final decision on Peka Peka to North Ōtaki Expressway

Friday, 14 February 2014, 2:02 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Board of Inquiry has today released its Final Report and Decision on the Peka Peka to North Ōtaki Expressway Proposal. The Board’s unanimous decision is to confirm the Notices of Requirement and grant the 49 Resource Consents on the conditions ... More >>

Have your say on Solvigo insecticide

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 4:41 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has received an application to allow a new insecticide, Solvigo, to be imported into New Zealand to control insect pests in onion crops. The active ingredients of Solvigo are abamectin and thiamethoxam. More >>

EPA welcomes the formation of WorkSafe NZ

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 10:28 am | Environmental Protection Authority

EPA Chairperson, Kerry Prendergast, welcomes the formation of WorkSafe New Zealand. She says: “WorkSafe New Zealand was created with a focus on reducing harm to people in the workplace. Its vision is to ensure that everyone who goes to work comes home ... More >>

EPA wins the WriteMark award for Best Plain English Document

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 5:10 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has won the award for Best Plain English Document in the 2013 WriteMark Plain English Awards. These awards are held every year to encourage clear communication and improve government and business documents so that all New ... More >>

New pesticide approved for use

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:59 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority has approved an application for a new pesticide to control sucking insects including aphids and greenhouse whitefly. More >>

Peka Peka to North Ōtaki Expressway Draft Decision

Friday, 29 November 2013, 1:59 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Peka Peka to North Otaki Expressway Board of Inquiry released its Draft Report and Decision on 29 November 2013. A copy of the Draft Report and Decision is available below. More >>

 

 

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