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Submissions open

Submissions open on proposals to update rules and controls relating to safe use and management of a range of agricultural chemicals.

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Hazardous Substances Update

Read the March 2017 issue of the Hazardous Substances Update

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HS workshops continue

Nationwide Territorial Authority Hazardous Substances workshops came to Rotorua on Wednesday 15 March.

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TTRL hearings

Public hearings on a proposal to mine iron sands off the Taranaki Coast have now adjourned.

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Environmental Protection Authority

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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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The EEZ

We are responsible for managing the environmental effects of restricted activities in NZ's Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf.

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Hazardous Substances

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

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Emissions Trading

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

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New Organisms

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

We support iwi and applicants through the engagement process and ensure Māori perspectives are considered in our decision making.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update March 2017

23/03/2017

In this issue: 1080 annual returns due, consultation open on the Hazardous Propertys Control Notice; recent hazardous substance application and reassessment details.

Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

20/03/2017

​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.

Consultation open on rules to protect people and our environment from hazardous substances

20/03/2017

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on a consultation paper and exposure draft of a Hazardous Property Controls Notice proposing rules to protect the general public and the environment from hazardous substances.

Northern Corridor Improvements proposal

22/02/2017

Submissions on the Northern Corridor Improvements proposal are now closed.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update March 2017

23/03/2017

In this issue: 1080 annual returns due, consultation open on the Hazardous Propertys Control Notice; recent hazardous substance application and reassessment details.

Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

20/03/2017

​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.