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Better fruit and vegetables

Locally-grown stonefruit and greenhouse vegetables may get tastier if the rules governing use of two existing fungicides are amended.

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TTRL hearings

The hearing has now formally closed. The Decision Making Committee is expected to return its decision on 27 July 2017. It will be publicly released as soon as practicable.

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Toxic fungicides banned

The EPA has issued a Red Alert notice following its decision to revoke four approvals for fungicide products used by Kiwi gardeners.

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Resource Management

We manage the decision-making process for proposals of national significance, for example major roading projects and wind farms.

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We set rules for safe use of over 100,000 commonly used hazardous substances, including cleaners, cosmetics and fireworks.

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We manage the administration of NZ's Emissions Trading Scheme and the operation of the Emissions Trading Register.

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Our economy relies on organisms that are not native to NZ. We ensure new organisms can be imported without harming our environment.

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Te Hautū

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Regulating hazardous substances in transit

27/06/2017

​The EPA is inviting submissions on proposals for regulating hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.

Better fruit and veg

16/06/2017

Locally-grown stonefruit and greenhouse vegetables may get tastier if the rules governing use of two existing fungicides are amended.

Regulation of Hazardous Substances on-board Foreign Flagged Vessels and Foreign Crewed Aircraft

21/06/2017

The EPA is seeking your views on a consultation document which sets out proposed changes for managing hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.

Consultation on the application from Bayer New Zealand Ltd to reassess Luna Privilege and Luna Sensation

16/06/2017

​Locally-grown stonefruit and greenhouse vegetables may get tastier if the rules governing use of two existing fungicides are amended.

Regulating hazardous substances in transit

27/06/2017

​The EPA is inviting submissions on proposals for regulating hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.

Regulation of Hazardous Substances on-board Foreign Flagged Vessels and Foreign Crewed Aircraft

21/06/2017

The EPA is seeking your views on a consultation document which sets out proposed changes for managing hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.