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September 2012The Minister for Climate Change Issues sought feedback on proposed regulations for synthetic greenhouse gases to be implemented as a result of the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (Bill). Read more
Expert risk assessment of activities in the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone and Extended Continental ShelfMay 2012This independent report prepared for the Ministry by NIWA lists the known possible activities in the EEZ and describes their likely risk to the environment. It also recommends how activities could be classified under the proposed regulatory framework. Read more
Managing our oceans: A discussion document on the regulations proposed under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) BillMay 2012This discussion document sought feedback on proposed regulations for managing the environmental effects in New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf. Submissions on the discussion document have now closed. Read more
May 2012The Minister for Climate Changes Issues sought feedback on a proposal to exempt operators of certain landfills from obligations in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS). Read more