Fast-track consenting will show how broken RMA is - Jones

Fast-track consenting will show how broken RMA is - Jones
Gavin Evans
The fast-track process the government is using to speed consenting of a series of housing, rail and roading projects will show the country how broken the Resource Management Act is, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones said today. Jones, who worked on the development of the original legislation in the late 1980s, told MPs the working of the Resource Management Act was “inversely related to the quality of the environment.” The fast-track mechanism the government has adopted to speed 11 projects as part of its covid-19 recovery plan, will de...

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