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East West Link draft decision released

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on East West Link draft decision released

Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: East West Link draft decision released 14 November 2017 This summary has been prepared to help journalists and the general public understand the Board of Inquiry’s decision.  It does not comprise part of the reasons for that decision. The full decision, with reasons is the only authoritative […]

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Safe use of products to eradicate rats, mice and similar domestic pests

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Safe use of products to eradicate rats, mice and similar domestic pests

Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Safe use of products to eradicate rats, mice and similar domestic pests ​14 November 2017 Who will rid me of these rats? That was the cry of the Mayor of Hamelin in 1284, when the German town was infested with vermin. He turned to a mysterious pied […]

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Stage one of Water Conservation Order hearing to begin

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Stage one of Water Conservation Order hearing to begin

Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Stage one of Water Conservation Order hearing to begin 7 November 2017 Stage one of the Water Conservation Order (WCO) hearing for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers will begin on Tuesday 14 November 2017 at the Napier Conference Centre. This stage relates to the upper Ngaruroro River […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update October 2017

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update October 2017

Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update October 2017 Working Safer Reforms update  Approvals process – December 2017 The EPA and WorkSafe are gearing up for some changes to the application process from 1 December. While people making an application probably won’t notice the change, behind the scenes WorkSafe […]

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Northern Corridor decision released

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Northern Corridor decision released

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Northern Corridor decision released ​9 October 2017 An independent board of inquiry appointed to consider an application by the New Zealand Transport Agency, has given its approval to the Auckland-based Northern Corridor Improvements proposal, part of the Government’s accelerated programme of works. The approval […]

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Newsroom

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Newsroom

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Newsroom ​6 October 2017 The Ministry for the Environment wishes to correct a statement made on the Newsroom website today. The Newsroom item stated that the Ministry is reviewing the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).  That claim was reportedly based on comments from Sir Peter […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update September 2017

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update September 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update September 2017 Labelling Notice and Hazardous Property Controls Notice now publishedOur final two EPA Notices have been issued by the EPA Board. The Labelling Notice and the Hazardous Property Controls (HPC) Notice are now published under the heading EPA […]

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Te Putara The Bulletin – August 2017

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Te Putara The Bulletin – August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Putara The Bulletin – August 2017  ​24 August 2017 The August issue of our combined publication Te Pūtara/The Bulletin is out now.  ​​In this issue we talk about our recent decision to allow seabed mining off the South Taranaki bight, find out why […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017 Working Safer Reforms Update There’s lots happening with our reforms as we get ready for the regulatory changes coming into force this December.  EPA Notices update Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback on the consultations […]

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TTRL 2017 decision

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TTRL 2017 decision

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: TTRL 2017 decision ​This summary is provided to assist the media in the understanding of the decision by the EPA’s Decision-making Committee in relation to the Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd application to mine iron sands in the South Taranaki Bight. It does not comprise part […]

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We’ll soon publish the ETS annual reports

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on We’ll soon publish the ETS annual reports

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: We’ll soon publish the ETS annual reports ​9 August 2017 The Environmental Protection Authority is alerting people that we’ll soon release the annual set of reports on the Emissions Trading Scheme, or ETS. Each year we publish three documents to detail the activities and […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update July 2017

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update July 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update July 2017 Working Safer Reforms UpdateHealth and safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations   The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations have now been published. These regulations come into force 1 December 2017. The rules to protect […]

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Have your say on an application on the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Have your say on an application on the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Have your say on an application on the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers ​The Environmental Protection Authority is calling forsubmissions, on behalf of a special tribunal set up to consider an application for a water conservation order for the Ngaruroroand Clive rivers, in Hawke’s Bay.  Water […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update June 2017

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update June 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update June 2017 Antifouling paints ban Don’t forget, antifouling paints containing the active ingredients diuron and octhilinone can no longer be imported or manufactured in New Zealand after 1 July 2017. This follows the 2013 EPA reassessment of a group of […]

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TTRL decision date extended

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TTRL decision date extended

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: TTRL decision date extended 15 June 2017 ​The Decision-making Committee appointed by the EnvironmentalProtection Authority to consider an application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltdto mine ironsand off the Taranaki Bight has announced an extension to itsdeliberations. The committee, which began its consideration of theapplication following […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update May 2017

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update May 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update May 2017 Working Safer Reforms – Hazardous Substances Draft ‘reissued’ group standards for review – coming soon! Over the next few months we will be releasing a set of reissued draft group standards for your review. We intend to […]

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Under-fives at risk from exposure to household chemicals

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Under-fives at risk from exposure to household chemicals

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Under-fives at risk from exposure to household chemicals 25 May 2017  ​The National Poisons Centre fields more than 6,000 calls a year about under-fives’ exposure to chemicals. One in 10 of them result in a visit to the doctor or a stay in hospital.  […]

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Men can be flaming dangerous

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Men can be flaming dangerous

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Men can be flaming dangerous ​Petrol is top of mind among Kiwis when it comes to naminghazardous substances used outdoors, a recent EPA commissioned poll has found,with men and women both claiming they are well aware of safety precautions. However when it comes to […]

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Wellingtonians urged to remember the environment

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Wellingtonians urged to remember the environment

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Wellingtonians urged to remember the environment  22 May 2017  New Zealanders are pretty good at knowing how to use andstore chemicals at home, but they have some way to go when it comes to theirsafe disposal.  That’s one finding from a recent survey conducted […]

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The EPA is ready for lift off

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The EPA is ready for lift off

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The EPA is ready for lift off 19 May 2017​​ TheEnvironmental Protection Authority (EPA) has received the pre-launchnotification for New Zealand’s first space vehicle test launch. TheMahia-based company Rocket Lab plans to launch its electron orbital spacevehicle in the coming weeks. Asrequired by law, Rocket […]

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