Why does TRC want to set their own freshwater quality limits?

I submitted to Taranaki Regional Council last week on two issues. Firstly I requested TRC consider live streaming their meetings to make them more accessible to the public. Secondly I asked about Item 5: ‘Developing freshwater quality limits for Taranaki’. I did not mis-interpret or need to reread. The message is very clear and not…

Taranaki Regional Councillor replies…

I attended the Policy and Planning Committee meeting at Taranaki Regional Council, as I have over the six years I have been a councillor. Just before the meeting, councillors received an email from Ms Roberts, seeking to make a submission on a number of issues, including the development of freshwater quality limits. Ms Roberts contended…

Water quality values queried- Taranaki Daily News

Taranaki Regional Council candidate Sarah Roberts has accused the regulatory body she is standing for of dropping its standards to make its rivers look good. But TRC director of environmental quality Gary Bedford said Ms Roberts had misinterpreted council information and suggested she read the reports more carefully. Ms Roberts said the council was deliberately…