Freeman Environmental Limited - discharge permits, water permits and regional plans

By: Freeman Environmental  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Resource Management, Resource Consent, Environmental Consultant

Specific environmental consultant services:

Preparation of Assessments of Environmental Effects for resource consent applications - primarily discharge permits and water permits.
  • Preparation of Assessments of Environmental Effects (AEEs) required under the Resource Management Act, including consultation with the consent authority and people or organisations interested in or potentially affected by a proposal.
  • Coordination of key experts for a complex proposal.
Auditing resource consent applications - primarily discharge permits and water permits.
  • Auditing resource consent applications for consent authorities to assess whether an application has complied with all the requirements of the Resource Management Act including relevant Regional Policy Statement and regional rule requirements. Making a recommendation on whether to grant or decline an application.
Project management of major consent applications - primarily discharge permits and water permits.
  • Technical coordination of major resource consent applications including integration with legal and planning advice.¬†
Regional plan development advice, particularly policies and rules
  • Provision of advice to regional councils in the development of regional plans and section 42A officer reports on proposed regional plans.

Advice on submissions on regional plans and resource consent applications

  • Assistance with the preparation of submissions on regional plan and resource consent applications relating to environmental quality or water resource management.
Commissioner and mediation roles
  • Technical and sole commissioner role - MfE certified decision-maker.
  • Mediation roles for resolution of resource consent appeals and regional plan formulation issues.
Management of consent appeal and regional plan development processes 
  • Technical coordination of consent appeal and regional plan development processes including mediation¬†
Training on writing rules and consent conditions
  • Provision of training on how to develop rules and resource consent conditions that deliver environmental results that are certain, lawful, and enforceable.
Resource consent and wider environmental compliance advice
  • Provision of advice on measures needed to comply with all Resource Management Act requirements and wider environmental risk management advice.
Contaminated site management advice
  • Advice on measures needed to avoid, remedy or mitigate adverse effects that may arise from a contaminated site.
Resource management science advice
  • Advice to regional councils on investigation and monitoring programmes.
  • Advice to central government agencies on Resource Management Act science and research needs.

Keywords: Discharge Permits, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Quality, Resource Consent, Resource Management, Water Resource

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