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Exposure draft of activity classification of exploratory drilling for oil and gas under the EEZ Act: Summary of submissionsMarch 2014This document summarises the submissions received on the exposure draft of regulations for exploration drilling for oil and gas under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 and presents the main issues and themes raised. Read more
Environmental risk assessment of discharges of sediment during prospecting and exploration for seabed mineralsFebruary 2014This NIWA report is a risk-based assessment of the spectrum of environmental effects of discharging tailings and sediments from the prospecting and exploration stages of mineral mining operations into the marine environment, considering all aspects of risk to the marine environment. Read more
Supporting information for the exposure draft of proposed regulations for discharge and dumping activities under the EEZ ActFebruary 2014In 2014, the Government sought feedback on an exposure draft of the EEZ and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects—Discharge and Dumping) Regulations 2014. This supporting information explains the exposure draft process, details the proposals, and how to make a submission. Read more