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2017 Response National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF) 8 August 2017

NB - The MPI consultation process attracted more than 16,000 submissions of which 15,986 requested the removal of the clause permitting the planting of GE trees (NES-PF, 6.4).  Of the 15,662 short form submissions, and 356 comprehensive petitions, only 22 supported retaining the clause on GE trees if release was approved by the EPA.  

Ref Report on submissions and recommendations https://www.mpi.govt.nz/document-vault/19136NB

 

From: NES PF Consultation [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:05 PM

Subject: National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF) now finalized 

This is to let you know that the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF) have been finalised (http://www.mpi.govt.nz/growing-and-producing/forestry/overview/national-environmental-standards-for-plantation-forestry

The aim of the NES-PF is to maintain or improve the environmental outcomes associated with managing plantation forestry activities and to provide efficiencies and greater certainty in the management of these activities under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).

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