21 Mar 2018

Former EPA chief scientist 'undermining trust'

From Morning Report, 7:51 am on 21 March 2018

The Environmental Protection Authority was warned the behaviour of its chief scientist was damaging trust in the organisation shortly before she resigned. New documents obtained by RNZ News show the Prime Minister's chief science adviser and the Environment Ministry felt Jacqueline Rowarth's public statements were undermining the EPA's credibility. The government was demanding answers from the EPA too.