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EPA grants marine consent to OMV NZ Ltd

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:47 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has granted a marine consent to OMV NZ Ltd to continue its development drilling programme in the Maari oil field in the South Taranaki Bight. More >>

Submissions called for fungicide application

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:36 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on an application for release of the fungicide Prolectus. The application from Sumitomo Chemical Australia Pty Limited is for Prolectus which contains Fenpyrazamine for use as a fungicide ... More >>

Closure of hearing on Chatham Rock Phosphate application

Friday, 12 December 2014, 3:30 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The hearing on the marine consent application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd (CRP) has been closed by the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) Decision-making Committee. More >>

EPA looks forward to high levels of compliance with EEZ law

Friday, 12 December 2014, 2:40 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is expecting high levels of compliance with the new Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) legislation as operators become more familiar with the regime’s strict new requirements. More >>

Submissions called for biopesticide application

Friday, 12 December 2014, 11:11 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on an application for release of the biopesticide Blossom Protect. More >>

Submissions called for two herbicide applications

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:29 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on the reassessment of the herbicide Firebird and an application for release of the herbicide Sakura. More >>

Have your say on fungi to protect cereal crops

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:53 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is inviting submissions on an application to release non-toxic Epichloë fungi. Epichloë endophytes could improve the resistance of cereal plants to insect pests, fungal diseases and droughts. More >>

Chatham Rock Phosphate application - closing submissions

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 12:08 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is considering an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise. More >>

Reassessment of PredaSTOP baits for stoats

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:55 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on its reassessment of PredaSTOP baits. PredaSTOP is a Vertebrate Toxic Agent (VTA), containing para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP), used to control stoats and feral cats. More >>

OMV marine consent application

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:41 am | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is considering an application by OMV New Zealand Ltd (OMV) for a marine consent to complete its development drilling programme in the Maari field in the Taranaki Basin. More >>

Submissions sought on EPA’s reassessment of dichlorvos

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:35 pm | Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on its reassessment of dichlorvos and its formulations. Dichlorvos is an organophosphate insecticide used to control a wide range of insect pests across the agricultural, horticultural, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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