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Read the Hazardous Substances Update March 2017

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.

Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

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.

Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops

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.

1080 Annual Returns Due

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.

Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth

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.