Posted by: Bob Payne | August 3, 2011

Waterways clean up in New Zealand too slow – report

Action to clean up waterways around New Zealand is not strong enough or happening quickly enough, according to a new report commissioned by Fish & Game New Zealand. The Cawthron Institute report says already polluted lakes and rivers will only get worse under a flawed fresh-water policy, because regional councils have been given too long – up to 30 years – to set pollution limits.

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