03 February 2020
With the support of Toitū Envirocare, we have successfully reduced our total greenhouse gas emissions by ten percent, a recent audit reveals.
30 January 2020
We are initiating a reassessment of the plant growth regulator hydrogen cyanamide, and now seeking information on how and where it is being used in New Zealand.
27 January 2020
We have determined that grounds exist to reassess approvals of substances containing neonicotinoids used in New Zealand.
13 January 2020
We've produced a timeline to show the progress of an application to reassess methyl bromide.
20 December 2019
Submissions on our proposed updates to the benzyl alkonium chloride (BAC) approvals are now open.
18 December 2019
A message from Chief Executive, Dr Allan Freeth: It’s been a big year for the EPA, and I’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on what we’ve achieved this...
17 December 2019
Applications by OMV GSB Limited (OMV GSB) for a marine consent and a marine discharge consent in the Great South Basin, offshore Otago, have been granted, subje...
Find out more about OMV GSB’s consents and plans for oil and gas exploration in the Great South Basin, and the EPA’s role.
The report of an independent Technical Working Group has been published.
The latest annual report on the aerial use of 1080 for pest control provides greater detail than previous years, giving more information on operations and resea...