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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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TTRL hearing to resume

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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