Limiting the application of nitrogen in fruitgrowing areas of
the Teviot Valley will threaten the sustainability of
horticulture and affect up to 1000 jobs, an Otago Regional
Council hearing panel was told in Alexandra yesterday.
Farmers need more time to achieve proposed discharge
standards because the significant economic burden of
improving water quality is falling on their shoulders alone,
an Otago Regional Council hearing panel was told in Balclutha