Publication date: February 2010
Publication reference number: ME 977
This discussion document, including the proposed national environmental standard and supporting soil guideline values, propose:
- planning controls appropriate to district and city council plans for assessing contaminants in soil
- a set of chemical-specific soil contaminant thresholds that will define an adequate level of protection for human health for a range of differing land-uses in New Zealand.
Submissions on the proposals in this discussion document opened in February 2010 and closed on 19 April 2010.