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Summary of recommendations and the Minister for the Environment’s decisions on amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014

Publication date:  September 2017
Publication reference number:  ME 1328

The Clean Water discussion document, released in February 2017, proposed changes to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management. Following the consultation recommendations on amending the Freshwater NPS were made to the Minister for the Environment. This report provides a summary of decisions the Minister made based on those recommendations.

The report format presents the recommendation made to the Minister in the left column; in the right column is the Ministers decision and reason for that decision.

This document should be read in conjunction with the Clean Water discussion document, the Submissions report, and the Freshwater NPS (as amended 2017).