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10 July 2020
A review has determined fish oils are non-hazardous and no longer require oversight by the Environmental Protection Authority.
The EPA congratulates Maori advisory committee member Dr Dan Hikuroa for becoming New Zealand’s UNESCO Cultural Commissioner. He has also recently been reappoin...
The Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill (Reform Bill) was passed last month.
09 July 2020
The Environmental Protection Authority today officially begins its support role under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020.
06 July 2020
Public submissions are now open on the Otago Regional Council’s (ORC) proposed Water Permits Plan Change and the Omnibus Plan Change, which introduce amendments...
Find out about the Otago Regional Council’s proposed plan changes, and how to make a submission.
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.