2 May 2016

ECan wants polluted lakes exempted

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 2 May 2016

The government is currently consulting on it's National Policy Statement for freshwater and has proposed that the national freshwater standards should include lakes and lagoons which periodically open to the sea. That would include Lake Ellesmere and Lake Forsyth in Canterbury - which consistently rank as the most polluted in the country.