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At Wednesday’s council meeting councillors approved the proposed Southland Regional Policy Statement (SRPS) becoming operative.
Councillors have approved Environment Southland becoming a signatory to the Local Government Leaders’ Climate Change Declaration.
The latest results from water quality sampling at Waituna Lagoon show no further sign of potentially toxic algae.
Environment Southland has received an application for resource consent from D E & V J Stafford, Gore.
Businesses and the public are encouraged to take an interest in the Southland Regional Development Agency (SRDA) proposal.
The Southland Mayoral Forum is going out to consult with Southlanders on a proposal for the creation of a regional development agency.
Monitoring has shown a high abundance of planktonic cyanobacteria in the Waituna Lagoon.
The Waituna Partners' Group has been successful in gaining funding from the Government's Freshwater Improvement Fund.
Public statement regarding the recent news item about a significant oil spill at Springhills in 2015.
The Possum Control Areas programme has reached a major milestone, covering over 300,000 hectares.
The Southland Dairy Effluent Advisory Group is a finalist in the Air New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Environmental Impact.
Four iwi groups have applied to the High Court for Customary Marine Title for areas of Southland’s coast.
Forecasted overall rate increase for 2017/18 reduced in the Annual Plan.
The latest water quality information on Southland’s rivers, lakes and groundwater continues to show that Southland’s water quality is a mixed bag.