Hasty ex-Minister botches new environmental regulations

Shadow Environment Minister Tjorn Sibma has criticised outgoing Environment Minister, Amber-Jade Sanderson, for botching the implementation of two sets of important environmental regulations in her hurry to be promoted to Minister for Health. The Environmental Protection (Cost Recovery) Regulations 2021 and the Environmental Protection Regulations Amendment (Prohibited Plastics and Balloons) Regulations 2021 will come into…