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Trans-Tasman Resources Limited – Court of Appeal decision

The Court of Appeal has released its decision on Trans-Tasman Resources Limited’s application to extract and process iron sand within the South Taranaki Bight.

The Court of Appeal has released its decision on the appeals against the High Court decision quashing the EPA decision to grant marine consents to Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTRL). TTRL had applied to carry out an offshore iron sand mining operation in the South Taranaki Bight.

EPA is now carefully considering the decision, and will not be making any further comment at this stage.

Read background information on the application and the appeals