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Environment law agents lack money to do their job

Tuesday 28 Feb 17 12:00pm

AGENCIES charged with enforcing New Zealandís environmental laws donít have the money to do the job, and often have conflicted interests.

Thatís the finding of a new report by the Environmental Defence Society, released today, which examines the performance of environmental law enforcement agencies, including the Department of Conservation, the Ministry for the Environment, the Ministry of Primary Industries and local councils.

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