World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 each year, as an opportunity to raise awareness and promote action on national environmental issues.
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Environment Canterbury staff will be checking for smoky chimneys in the evenings starting in June in South Canterbury.
With a high level of interest in quarrying in Canterbury currently, this article shares all of the most up to date information.
Environment Canterbury is working closely with Hurunui District Council to ensure the removal of a tyre stockpile at 122 Racecourse Road, Amberley.
A report into Environment Canterbury’s 2017 greenhouse gas emissions has shown the tangible ways in which the organisation has reduced its level of emissions.
Canterbury homeowners can now get a $6000 rates advance to pay for home heating, insulation and ventilation improvements.
Six of Canterbury's eight airsheds have met the government's health-based guidelines so far this year, compared to four last year.
Burning smoke-free is catching on in Timaru with Environment Canterbury’s air team providing in-home advice to help residents create a warm home without the excess smoke.
On 28 March 2018 charges were withdrawn in the Christchurch District Court against Solvent Rescue Limited as both Environment Canterbury and the company agreed to alternative outcomes which benefited the community.
Home heating subsidies for low income households in all of Canterbury’s clean air zones are again available from Environment Canterbury.
High pollution nights have been recorded this month in Christchurch, Ashburton, Timaru and Kaiapoi – but the region is still on track to improve on last year’s results.
Improved air quality could keep vulnerable Cantabrians out of the hospital this winter.