The Heads of EPAs of Australia and New Zealand (HEPA) have released the draft per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) National Environmental Management Plan (PFAS NEMP) version 3.0 for public consultation. The PFAS NEMP provides guidance and standards on the investigation, assessment, and management of PFAS in water, wastewater, biosolids and compost, waste material and the environment.
The Ministry for the Environment (MfE) is leading the New Zealand consultation on NEMP revisions with support from the New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (NZEPA). During this webinar NEMP leads from Australia, MfE and NZEPA will provide an overview of the consultation, which can be accessed here: Have your say | Ministry for the Environment.
Tiaki Environmental has produced a draft report summarising implications of the consultation for the water sector, available here.
PFAS NEMP v3 Consultation Summary Report