Taranaki council disputes govt wastewater claims

Gavin Evans
Mon, 04 Feb 2019

By Gavin Evans Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Taranaki Regional Council says potential problems with the country’s management of wastewater and stormwater systems have been “poorly defined and inadequately researched” and more work is needed before the government imposes national solutions. Council staff say a November Cabinet paper critical of regional councils’ management of wastewater systems is wrong to say there are no guidelines on the safe production of biosolids from sewage sludge. Nor do they believe a claimed lack of enforcement action...

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