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TTRL decision date extended

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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TTRL hearing to resume

Published By   /  May 18, 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 hearing to resume

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: TTRL hearing to resume 18 May 2017 ​The Decision-Making Committee (DMC) appointed by the Environmental Protection Authority to consider Trans-Tasman Resources Limited’s iron sand extraction and processing application will reconvene on 22 May.  Proceedings will commence at 1pm at Clifton’s Conference Centre, Level 25, […]

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Jumping spiders research a key to robotics

Published By   /  May 5, 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 Jumping spiders research a key to robotics

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Jumping spiders research a key to robotics 4 May 2017 ​Species of jumping spidersof the family Salticidae can now be imported into New Zealand for researchpurposes, following a decision by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). Canterbury University hasbeen importing spiders into a containment facility […]

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EPA bans toxic fungicides to keep Kiwi gardeners safe

Published By   /  April 27, 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 EPA bans toxic fungicides to keep Kiwi gardeners safe

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EPA bans toxic fungicides to keep Kiwi gardeners safe 27 April 2017  ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a Red Alert notice following its decision to revoke four approvals for fungicide products used by Kiwi gardeners.   A fifth approval has been retained […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update April 2017

Published By   /  April 26, 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 April 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update April 2017 Working Safer Reforms – Hazardous Substances What’s the latest? We’ve been considering the feedback submitted on the proposed EPA notices and are finalising our notices. At this stage, we plan to have the notices finalised and available to […]

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Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent

Published By   /  April 18, 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 Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent 18 April 2017 The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has received an application from Shell Todd Oil Services for a jack-up rig at its Māui platforms, off the coast of New Plymouth. Shell Todd Oil Services was granted […]

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Maintaining the safety of Kiwis and our environment

Published By   /  April 3, 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 Maintaining the safety of Kiwis and our environment

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maintaining the safety of Kiwis and our environment 3 April 2017 ​TheEnvironmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on aconsultation paper for transitional regulations made under the HazardousSubstances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act. Changeswere made to the HSNO Act as part of the Government’s […]

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Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

Published By   /  March 21, 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 Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe 20 March 2016 ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on proposals to update rules and controls relating to safe use and management of a range of agricultural chemicals. The proposals are part of the […]

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Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops

Published By   /  March 16, 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 Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops 16 March 2017 EPA Manager Hazardous Substance Compliance ​Ray McMillan andteam held the fourth of a nation-wide series of Territoral Authorities (TA) Hazardous Substanceworkshops, this time in Rotorua on Wednesday 15 March.  Our Chief Scientist,Jacqueline Rowarth, was also on hand to […]

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1080 Annual Returns Due

Published By   /  March 13, 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 1080 Annual Returns Due

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 1080 Annual Returns Due 13 March 2017 In the interests of public safety any laboratory or other place of work that holds, obtains or manufactures sodium fluoroacetate (1080) must submit an annual notification to the EPA. This is to cover the period 1 January […]

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Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth

Published By   /  March 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 Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth 6 March 2017 Public hearings on a proposal to mine iron sands off the coast of Taranaki move to New Plymouth for four days from today (March 6) and will run until Thursday, March 9. The hearings, […]

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Thumbs up to gas that will help keep global warming at bay

Published By   /  February 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 Thumbs up to gas that will help keep global warming at bay

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Thumbs up to gas that will help keep global warming at bay ​23 February 2017  Plans to import a newclass of refrigerant gas that won’t harm the ozone layer have been given thethumbs up by the Environmental Protection Authority. Known as HFO-1234yf, therefrigerant gas […]

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Chlorothalonil hearing notice

Published By   /  February 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 Chlorothalonil hearing notice

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Chlorothalonil hearing notice ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) advises that a hearing is scheduled on an application to reassess five chlorothalonil-containing formulations used as home-garden fungicides. The EPA has received nine submissions on the application. A hearing will be held from 9.30am-12.30pm (approx.) on […]

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Chlorothanil hearing notice

Published By   /  February 13, 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 Chlorothanil hearing notice

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Chlorothanil hearing notice ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) advises that a hearing is scheduled on an application to reassess five chlorothanil-containing formulations used as home-garden fungicides. The EPA has received nine submissions on the application. A hearing will be held from 9.30am-12.30pm (approx.) on […]

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Felling a giant

Published By   /  January 17, 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 Felling a giant

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Felling a giant 17 January 2017 ​Two insects common around the Mediterranean can now be imported into New Zealand to control the giant reed (Arundo donax), following a decision by the Environmental Protection Authority(EPA) made under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (1996). […]

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