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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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Stockholm Convention Persistent Organic Pollutants and Rotterdam Convention Chemicals

Published By   /  December 21, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Stockholm Convention Persistent Organic Pollutants and Rotterdam Convention Chemicals

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Stockholm Convention Persistent Organic Pollutants and Rotterdam Convention Chemicals Backgrou​nd: Two of the United Nations agreements that New Zealand is a party to are: the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals […]

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Read The Bulletin December 2016

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  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 Bulletin December 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read The Bulletin December 2016 ​The latest edition of our newsletter, The Bulletin, is out now.​ ​Included in our last issue of the year are articles highlighting Mātauranga Māori, our new partnerships with Housing New Zealand, recent support for Plunket, and how we talked firework […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update December 2016

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  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 December 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update December 2016 Consultation open on the application to import herbicide Monument.  The EPA is seeking views on an application to import the herbicide Monument, to be used only by professional turf managers, such as councils, turf growers and groundkeepers […]

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Hearing notice

Published By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Hearing notice

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Hearing notice  30 November 2016 ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) advises that a hearing is scheduled on an application by Honeywell International Incorporated to import HFO-1234yf, a heat transfer fluid to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning. The EPA has received 11 submissions on the proposal. A […]

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EPA keeps watching brief on Canada’s neonicotinoid decision

Published By   /  November 29, 2016  /  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 keeps watching brief on Canada’s neonicotinoid decision

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EPA keeps watching brief on Canada’s neonicotinoid decision 29 November 2016 ​The EPA is keeping a watching brief on international developments following Health Canada’s proposed re-evaluation decision of agricultural use of the neonicotinoid imidacloprid, which it states is unsustainable. The announcement, on November 24, […]

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Annual Report 2016

Published By   /  November 29, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Annual Report 2016

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Annual Report 2016 Our work touches the lives of all New Zealanders, without most people realising it. We must balance the protection of our environment with the needs of a growing and developing economy. We are acutely aware that the outcomes of the decisions […]

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Fields of green

Published By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fields of green

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fields of green 24 November 2016​ Keeping sports grounds, playing fields and golf courses weed free could get easier if plans to import a liquid turf herbicide are approved. The EPA is seeking your views on an application to import the herbicide Monument, to […]

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Submission period extended for TTRL

Published By   /  November 10, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Submission period extended for TTRL

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Submission period extended for TTRL ​10 November 2016  The period for public submissions on Trans-Tasman Resources Limited’s (TTRL) application for consents to mine iron sand in the South Taranaki Bight has been extended until 5pm, Monday 12 December 2016. The extension follows an Environment […]

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