This time, the new EPA-appointed committee opted to extend the process and request more information.
Greenpeace was protesting against the work of the Amazon Warrior vessel, which is using seismic tests to gather data for potential oil reserves.
Greenpeace said in a statement that its swimmers had managed to force the oil exploration ship to halt its operations and deviate off course.
Greenpeace has added journalism to its environmental advocacy arsenal.
Their latest skirmish is over a Greenpeace ad accusing farmers and the government of polluting New Zealand rivers. With video, and special feature audio.
Fonterra and Greenpeace to chew the fat over Indonesian forest fires.