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20 March 2018
A herbicide to control problematic weeds in wheat crops and so increase crop yield, has been approved by the EPA.
14 March 2018
What do a beetle, a ladybird, a wasp, a bacterium and a virus have in common?
12 March 2018
We have served a Compliance Order on Task Protection Services Ltd, as part of our inquiry into fire-fighting foams.
Tamarind Taranaki Limited lodged applications for a marine consent and a marine discharge consent with the EPA on 8 March 2018.
01 March 2018
The Environmental Protection Authority is urging airports that may have fire-fighting foams containing PFOS to begin immediate planning to phase them out.
The EPA is seeking submissions on a possible new fumigant for logs and timber as an alternative to methyl bromide.
27 February 2018
The Environmental Protection Authority has served a Compliance Order on Nelson Airport, following its inspection of the airport’s fire-fighting facilities as pa...
20 February 2018
We have approved a potentially life-saving treatment for melanoma.
19 February 2018
Chief Scientist Jacqueline Rowarth is leaving the EPA to return to an education role.
15 February 2018
The formal investigation into fire-fighting foams manufactured using PFOS or PFOA is progressing.