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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government announces NZ ETS review

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Forestry, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Government announces NZ ETS review

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 16 August 2018 Minister for Climate Change James Shaw and Minister for Forestry Shane Jones have announced that the Government will be consulting on two sets of proposed improvements to the operation of the NZ ETS. The proposed improvements to the operation of the NZ ETS include: Improvements to the ETS […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA calls for neonicotinoid information

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, European Union, Health, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA calls for neonicotinoid information

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 13 August 2018 The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for information about three neonicotinoid pesticides to understand how and where they are being used within New Zealand. The three are clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam. Neonicotinoid pesticides can harm bees and other pollinators if not used correctly. The EPA’s move follows […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fire-fighting foam investigation | EPA

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fire-fighting foam investigation | EPA

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 10 August 2018 We are not aware of any evidence that fire-fighting foams manufactured using PFOS or PFOA continue to be discharged into the environment, as recently reported by news outlets. “We want to allay public concerns around such reports, because we have not found any evidence that this is the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Annual ETS reports released | EPA

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Exploration, Gas, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Annual ETS reports released | EPA

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 09 August 2018 We’ve now published the annual set of reports on the Emissions Trading Scheme. We have published the annual set of reports on the Emissions Trading Scheme, or ETS. The three reports are now available on our website: The Annual ETS report, also known as the ‘Section 89’ report. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA video explains value of working with Māori

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EPA video explains value of working with Māori

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 09 August 2018 We have created a short animated video to introduce New Zealand and international businesses to concepts that will help them engage with Māori, before applying to us for an environmental approval. Doug Jones, Manahautū (General Manager) of Kaupapa Kura Taiao, the EPA’s Māori advisory team, says that when […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Submissions open on CRL’s marine dumping consent

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Submissions open on CRL’s marine dumping consent

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 30 July 2018 We have publicly notified the application lodged by Coastal Resources Limited (CRL) for a marine dumping consent. The application is to dump up to 250,000m3 of dredged material annually from source sites within Auckland and Waikato at an offshore existing dump site, 25 km east of Great Barrier Island, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Further update on EPA’s fire-fighting foams investigation

By   /  July 25, 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  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Further update on EPA’s fire-fighting foams investigation

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 25 July 2018 This is a general update on the investigation into fire-fighting foams manufactured using PFOS or PFOA, which we announced last December. This is a general update on the investigation into fire-fighting foams manufactured using PFOS or PFOA, which we announced last December. A range of updates on the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Renotification of WCO for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers

By   /  July 25, 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  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Renotification of WCO for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 25 July 2018 The Water Conservation Order (WCO) for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers in Hawke’s Bay has been renotified, which means additional submissions on the application can be made. Stephanie Frame, Nationally Significant Proposals Application Manager says “Recent evidence has identified that wider groundwater connections to the surface water in […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: We’re holding a drop-in session about the EEZ

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: We’re holding a drop-in session about the EEZ

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 19 July 2018 We’re coming to Auckland to connect with locals about the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and Continental Shelf, which are New Zealand’s offshore waters. New Zealand has one of the largest Exclusive Economic Zones in the world, 20 times the size of our land mass, and begins 22 kilometres […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Mite might trim old man’s beard

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, English, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Mite might trim old man’s beard

Source: Environmental Protection Authority 18 July 2018 A gall mite may be introduced to New Zealand to control the pervasive weed old man’s beard, if an application to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) succeeds. “This weed forms dense, permanent masses with heavy layered stems that smother and collapse underlying vegetation,” says Dr Clark Ehlers, EPA […]

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