Local voice, environment key for Green's RMA reform support

Local voice, environment key for Green's RMA reform support
Dan Brunskill
Local involvement and environmental bottom-lines will be key to the Green Party's support to any future reform of the Resource Management Act, co-leader James Shaw said.  Last night, the party voted against a government bill to fast-track consent approvals for infrastructure projects, forcing Labour to rely on the National Party’s support to pass the legislation. The special legislation shortcuts normal consenting processes under the Resource Management Act to speed up consents to keep jobs and build infrastructure as part of the economic...

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