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Legal cases taken on by KASM to stop seabed mining.
Trans Tasman Resources case 2017.
In 2016, Trans Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR) applied to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to mine 50 million tonnes of the seabed a year (for 35 years) off a 66 sq km area in the South Taranaki Bight. The EPA hearings began on 16 February 2017, and decision was released 3 August.
CRP (1) TTR (2) then consent then High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court.
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