A successful trial of deer repellent used with aerial drops of 1080 poison would add another tool for possum control, this week’s Environment Waikato Biosecurity Committee meeting heard.
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Environment Waikato’s Policy Committee is concerned about the practicality of implementing proposed new national air quality standards.
The Government’s Building Bill is yet another Central Government responsibility that has been passed to regional councils without the finance needed to operate it, Environment Waikato’s Policy Committee says.
Environment Waikato’s Clean Streams project is proving so popular with Waikato farmers that more time needs to be spent keeping up with the demand for advice on how to protect streams.
Young environmentalists who attended a national Youth Environment Forum in Wellington last month have already developed plans for an on-going Regional forum.
Hamilton City has got on top of the smelly problem from its wastewater treatment plant.
The growing popularity of gully sections in Hamilton City is helping tackle the city’s plant pests.
Environment Waikato is to prosecute two Waikato farmers for discharging effluent to water.
Environment Waikato Ready Response staff are working to clean up a spill of toxic transformer oil close to the Waitakaruru Stream near Morrinsville.
Environment Waikato Ready Response staff will be cleaning up for the next day or so after a spill of transformer oil close to the Waitakaruru Stream near Morrinsville early this morning.
Environment Waikato today released its strategy to protect Lake Taupo, for public discussion and feedback.
Taupo teachers will learn more about the problems facing their Lake next week.
Environment Waikato has granted consents to build a boat ramp at the Narrows reserve.
Narrow lanes in Hamilton’s new subdivisions are creating problems for Hamilton buses.
Environment Waikato has granted resource consents to double the size of Inghams Enterprises Waitoa operations – with the full support of surrounding neighbours.
An Environment Waikato Restricted Coastal Activity Committee has recommended that the Minister of Conservation grant a six-year consent for an existing seawall built partly in the coastal marine area to protect property at Buffalo Beach, Whitianga.
<p>Environment Waikato and Waikato District Council have granted resource consents to allow Huntly Quarries to continue and expand their operations.</p>
Waikato iwi want a share of money collected from any coastal occupation charges which may be imposed by Environment Waikato.
Environment Waikato councillors debated whether they should spend resources on researching how to control pests or more on control work.
Young drinkers aged 17 to 19 are a growing problem in drink driving statistics.This week’s Environment Waikato Road Safety Subcommittee heard that young drinkers in the two year bracket represent 22 percent of all drink impaired drivers caught.