We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are Tom Bennion please sign in and let everyone know.

National Environmental Standard to control re greenhouse gases

Tom Bennion made this Official Information request to Ministry for the Environment

This request has an unknown status. We're waiting for Tom Bennion to read recent responses and update the status.

From: Tom Bennion

Dear Ministry for the Environment,

Section 70B of the RMA 1991 provides as follows:

70B Implementation of national environmental standards
If a national environmental standard is made to control the effects on climate change of the discharge into air of greenhouse gases, a regional council may make rules that are necessary to implement the standard, provided the rules are no more or less restrictive than the standard.

Could you please provide all documents relating to the development of a national environmental standard under this provision.

Yours faithfully,

Tom Bennion

Link to this

From: Ministerials
Ministry for the Environment

Kia ora Tom,

We are writing to acknowledge receipt of your Official Information Act request dated 13 August, for:

“Section 70B of the RMA 1991 provides as follows:

70B Implementation of national environmental standards If a national environmental standard is made to control the effects on climate change of the discharge into air of greenhouse gases, a regional council may make rules that are necessary to implement the standard, provided the rules are no more or less restrictive than the standard.

Could you please provide all documents relating to the development of a national environmental standard under this provision.”

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and in any event no later than 10 September, being 20 working days after the day your request was received. If we are unable to respond to your request by then, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact our team.

Ngā mihi nui

Executive Relations team
Ministry for the Environment – Manatū Mō Te Taiao
Email: [MFE request email] Website: www.mfe.govt.nz 
23 Kate Sheppard Place, Thorndon, Wellington 6143

show quoted sections

Link to this

From: Ministerials
Ministry for the Environment


Attachment 18 D 01788 Tom Bennion signed response letter.pdf
240K Download View as HTML


Dear Tom Bennion
Please find attached our letter of response to your request below.
Regards

Executive Relations Team
Ministry for the Environment – Manatū Mō Te Taiao
Website: www.mfe.govt.nz 
23 Kate Sheppard Place, PO Box 10362, Wellington 6143

show quoted sections

Link to this

We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are Tom Bennion please sign in and let everyone know.

Things to do with this request

Anyone:
Ministry for the Environment only: