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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA ramps up chemical reassessments programme

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Health, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA ramps up chemical reassessments programme

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 15 October 2018 We are making changes to the way some chemicals are managed in New Zealand. We are ramping up our reassessments programme and taking action on some chemicals to ensure risks to people and the environment continue to be managed effectively. As New Zealand’s independent regulator we manage the regulation, approval and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Biocontrol for eucalyptus tortoise beetle

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Forestry, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Biocontrol for eucalyptus tortoise beetle

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 02 October 2018 By gum: tiny wasp may protect mighty eucalyptus trees. We’re considering an application to release a parasitoid wasp to control the eucalyptus tortoise beetle. Scion, the Crown Research Institute focused on research, science and technological development for the forestry and timber industries, has lodged the application. “The Australian […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA simplifies novelty fireworks process

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA simplifies novelty fireworks process

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 01 October 2018 Novelty fireworks like Christmas crackers, caps for cap guns and party poppers will no longer need explosives import certificates from 1 October 2018. Our General Manager of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Group Dr Fiona Thomson-Carter says the changes are part of a review of our hazardous […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Moths to combat horehound | EPA

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Moths to combat horehound | EPA

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 13 September 2018 Two moths may now be imported into New Zealand to combat invasive horehound. The Horehound Biocontrol Group, a collective of farmers whose crops are infested with horehound, applied to us to introduce the horehound plume moth and horehound clearwing moth to attack the weed. Its application was supported by […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New fungicide to protect arable crops

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New fungicide to protect arable crops

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 05 September 2018 We are calling for submissions on an application by Bayer New Zealand Limited to approve a fungicide called Vimoy Iblon to be used to protect cereal crops. The fungicide’s active ingredient isoflucypram, has not yet been approved in any country. Bayer is intending to market its use to […]

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