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02 July 2020
The decision-making committee for the modified reassessment of methyl bromide has granted an application to extend the October 2020 deadline for recapture by up...
01 July 2020
Changes to the Resource Management Act which allow the EPA to provide greater support to local councils in RMA enforcement actions come into effect today.
29 June 2020
We’ve published our latest Statement of Performance Expectations (SPE), setting out what we intend to do to advance our strategic goals of protecting people and...
26 June 2020
Significant new information has led a decision-making committee to accept that grounds exist to reassess copper powder and compounds.
18 June 2020
Tea tree oil is among a number of hazardous substances which have met the criteria for reassessment by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
08 June 2020
Feedback is being sought on proposed changes required to adopt the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) version 7. It w...
04 June 2020
We have approved a new insecticide, Vayego, for use in New Zealand, subject to conditions.
03 June 2020
We have updated the hazard classification for benzyl alkonium chlorides (BACs), substances found in a variety of disinfectants and detergents.
James Doherty, kaumatua and member of Ngā Kaihautū Tikanga Taiao (Ngā Kaihautū), the Environmental Protection Authority’s statutory Māori advisory committee, ha...
22 May 2020
We have opened public submissions on a marine discharge consent application from Beach Energy Resources NZ (Holdings) Limited for activity in the Canterbury Bas...