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Stories about "E zones":
E zones that have been voluntarily re-vegetated by the current land owner will not be subject to e zones without the landowners consent.
The fight to protect the north coast's world-renowned biodiversity is on again with renewed pressure to stop councils establishing environmental zones (e-zones).
In the absence of a formal meeting north of Coffs Harbour to discuss the North Coast Regional Plan, Ballina Environment Society has organised a Public Information Session on the subject tonight.
A multi-million-dollar vegetation mapping system that has proved overwhelmingly defective is just the latest in a series of threats to the state’s native vegetation, particularly on the north coast, say key environmentalists.
The Northern Councils E Zone Review Final Recommendations Report, announced by NSW planning minister Rob Stokes last Tuesday, has predictably divided environmental groups and the peak body representing NSW farmers.
Cr Jeff Johnson, Lennox Head. As a Ballina Shire Councillor I take offence at Don Page’s letter comments that ‘Ballina and Byron shires zoned large areas of farming land as environmental zones in their draft LEPs’ and that Mr Page had to ‘intervene on this to protect farming and food production in the two shires’.
The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.
As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.
The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.