Latest news and media releases
23 March 2017
In this issue: 1080 annual returns due, consultation open on the Hazardous Propertys Control Notice; recent hazardous substance application and reassessment details.
20 March 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.
16 March 2017
EPA Manager Hazardous Substance Compliane Ray McMillan and team held the fourth of a nation-wide series of TA Hazardous Substance workshops, this time in Rotorua on Wednesday 15 March.
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 to 31 December 2016.
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 March 6 and will run until March 9.