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The EPA is seeking your views on a new insecticide, called Celsius, to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops.

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In this issue: Working Safer Reforms; proposal for EPA Notice for Disposal; PCB deadline; seed treatment; Winter Gas Safety Campaign; have your say.

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Wasp leads fight against tomato and potato pest

The EPA has approved a type of wasp as a biological control agent to combat the tomato potato psyllid.

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The EPA has approved a type of wasp as a biological control agent to combat the tomato potato psyllid.

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The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

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The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

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Read about the safety of the herbicide glyphosate, glyphosate regulation in New Zealand and international best practice.

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Read about the safety of the herbicide glyphosate, glyphosate regulation in New Zealand and international best practice.

New strategy published

The EPA’s new strategy sets the direction in our Statement of Intent 2016–2020, and Statement of Performance Expectations 2016/17.

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New strategy published.

Moth and beetle join forces

The EPA has approved a moth and beetle to help stamp out tutsan, a highly visible and widespread weed in the central North Island.

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The EPA has approved a moth and beetle to help stamp out tutsan, a highly visible and widespread weed in the central North Island.

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update July 2016

29/07/2016

In this issue: Working Safer Reforms; proposal for EPA Notice for Disposal; PCB deadline; Seed treatment; Winter Gas Safety Campaign; have your say.

Have your say on kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato insecticide

29/07/2016

The EPA is seeking your views on a new insecticide, called Celsius, to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops.

Submissions sought on kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato insecticide

29/07/2016

The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import Celsius insecticide to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops.

Submissions sought on new gas for fridges and air conditioners

18/07/2016

The EPA is calling for ​submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update July 2016

29/07/2016

In this issue: Working Safer Reforms; proposal for EPA Notice for Disposal; PCB deadline; Seed treatment; Winter Gas Safety Campaign; have your say.

Submissions sought on kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato insecticide

29/07/2016

The EPA is seeking submissions on an application to import Celsius insecticide to control pests found in kiwifruit, pipfruit and potato crops.