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ERMA New Zealand Seeks Views On Endosulfan

Sunday, 29 June 2008, 10:56 am | ERMA

The Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA New Zealand) is calling for public submissions on the continued use of the insecticide endosulfan. More >>

Application For GM Horse Flu Vaccine

Tuesday, 17 June 2008, 11:37 am | ERMA

The Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA New Zealand) has received an application from the equine industry to use a genetically modified (GM) vaccine, to protect New Zealand horses against the equine influenza virus. More >>

ERMA Plans Hearing For GM Field Test Application

Thursday, 5 June 2008, 10:13 am | ERMA

ERMA New Zealand Plans Hearing For GM Onion, Spring Onion, Garlic And Leek Field Test Application More >>

ERMA New Zealand Receives GM Test Application

Friday, 11 April 2008, 12:04 am | ERMA

The Environmental Risk Management Authority has received an application from the New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research to field test genetically-modified onions, spring onions, garlic and leeks. More >>

ERMA New Zealand Clarifies Agresearch GM Approvals

Monday, 14 January 2008, 11:53 am | ERMA

Recent reports have suggested that AgResearch might obtain an amendment to its current genetically modified cattle approvals so that it can move the animals around the country. Furthermore, the stories suggest that this application will not be open ... More >>

ERMA Imposes tighter Management Regime on 1080

Monday, 13 August 2007, 4:44 pm | ERMA

The Environmental Risk Management Authority announced today that it has imposed a new management regime on the use of 1080 in New Zealand. Authority Chair Neil Walter said that tighter mandatory controls had been placed on the pesticide. From 1 January ... More >>

Revised requirements for handling and using petrol

Friday, 18 May 2007, 2:10 pm | ERMA

The Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA New Zealand) has revised requirements for handling and using petrol on farms. More >>

Rules on storage of petrol-ethanol blends relaxed

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 12:31 am | ERMA

The Environmental Risk Management Authority has relaxed the rules for storing so-called E10 petrol-ethanol blends by removing the requirement that the fuel must always be stored in double-skinned underground tanks. More >>

Insects to control Californian thistle approved

Monday, 30 April 2007, 2:44 pm | ERMA

The Californian Thistle Action Group's application to import and release Ceratapion onopordi (Brentidae) and Cassida rubiginosa (Chrysomelidae) to biologically control Californian thistle (Cirsium arvense) has been approved without any controls being ... More >>

ERMA NZ Releases Fireworks Code Of Practice

Friday, 13 April 2007, 4:47 pm | ERMA

ERMA New Zealand has released a Code of Practice for Retail Fireworks, making it easier for importers, distributors and retailers to ensure the products they sell are within the rules. More >>

Five-year reassessment of hazardous substances

Monday, 26 March 2007, 12:39 am | ERMA

Over the next months, ERMA New Zealand will evaluate the insecticides, azinphos-methyl, endosulfan, methyl-parathion and pentachlorophenol to determine whether there is sufficient new evidence to initiate a reassessment. Such a reassessment could change ... More >>

ERMA Sets 1080 Hearing Dates And Venues

Thursday, 8 March 2007, 2:37 pm | ERMA

ERMA New Zealand's decision making committee will hold two weeks of hearings on the reassessment of the pesticide 1080 at six venues around the country. More >>

Submissions Close on 1080

Friday, 2 February 2007, 4:48 pm | ERMA

Submissions have closed on an application to ERMA New Zealand to reassess the use of the pesticide 1080. ERMA New Zealand Chief Executive Rob Forlong said by close of play on 31 January over 900 submissions had been received, although this number ... More >>

Pesticide Submissions Close

Friday, 2 February 2007, 3:13 pm | ERMA

Submissions have closed on an application to ERMA New Zealand to reassess the use of the pesticide 1080. More >>

Christchurch Venue For GM Brassica Hearing

Tuesday, 30 January 2007, 3:15 pm | ERMA

Christchurch will be the venue for an ERMA New Zealand Authority hearing on a Crop and Food Research application to field test four genetically modified brassica species. More >>

ERMA New Zealand Makes Meths Safer

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 1:41 pm | ERMA

Methylated spirits bought over the counter from 21 June 2007 will no longer contain the poisonous substance methanol. More >>

ERMA To Consider Importation Of Two Insects

Wednesday, 15 November 2006, 5:08 pm | ERMA

ERMA New Zealand has received an application to import two insects to control the weed Californian thistle. More >>

ERMA New Zealand Extends 1080 Submissions Deadline

Friday, 10 November 2006, 9:41 am | ERMA

ERMA New Zealand has extended the submission period for the reassessment of 1080 until 31 January 2007. ERMA New Zealand Chief Executive, Rob Forlong, said the extension meant people would now have almost three months to lodge their submissions with ERMA. More >>

ERMA NZ to Notify 1080 Reassessment Application

Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 9:43 am | ERMA

An application to ERMA New Zealand from the Department of Conservation and the Animal Health Board to reassess the use of 1080 will be publicly notified for submissions tomorrow. More >>

ERMA receives GM test application

Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 3:42 pm | ERMA

ERMA New Zealand has received the first application in three years to field test a GM crop. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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