Mondaq Asia Pacific: Environment
Clayton Utz
NSW Land and Environment Court and the EPA look for money and efforts to be spent in risk planning, avoidance and mitigation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises) Regulations 2017 have now taken effect, introducing a number of changes.
Clayton Utz
We discuss Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd v Contaminated Sites Committee [2017] WASC 155.
Broad & Bright
The PRC legalization of environmental protection was launched upon the promulgation of first PRC environmental protection law (i.e. the Environmental Protection Law (For Trial Implementation))...
Latham & Watkins
Earlier this month, during a round of surprise inspections, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection Zhao Yangmin publicly shamed the city officials of Langfang...
Latham & Watkins
Climate change has become a key concern for China in recent years, as evidenced by its pledge to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60% from 2015 levels by 2030.
Jun He Law Office
Environmental protection tax is the 19th category of taxation in China.
King & Wood Mallesons
On 12 June 2016, a draft amendment to the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law of the People's Republic of China (Consultation Paper) (the "Draft Amendment") was released by the Ministry of Environmental Protection ("MEP") on its official website. It is the first large-scale amendment to the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law since it took effect in 2008.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
While there is some uncertainty on how the U.S. climate strategy will evolve under a Trump presidency, a number of new carbon emissions regulations and control strategies...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On November 18, 2016, the Ninth Circuit issued five rulings rejecting three Hawaii counties' attempts to regulate pesticides and genetically modified crops, finding that the regulations...
Khaitan & Co
The Notification provided that all applications for environmental clearance would be considered on merits and as per the applicable norms provided for in the Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2006.
Seth Dua & Associates
MOEFCC has issued a notification for ensuring Ease of Doing Responsible Business; and streamlining the permissions for buildings and construction sector by integration of environmental condition...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The National Green Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as "NGT") has issued an order dated May 16, 2017 in the matter of People for Education Research Scholarship & Outward Nutrition v. Union of India and the Central Pollution Control Board, 471 of 2016.
Khaitan & Co
The National Capital Region of Delhi (Delhi NCR) has witnessed numerous concerns being raised regarding the quality of air and the sources for its pollution.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change issued a notification dated March 14, 2017 granting relief to projects and expansion to existing projects by allowing them to apply...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Since the liberalization of the Indian Economy in 1991, the automobile sector has come a long way to a point where India is now one of the largest producers of automobiles in the world.
Khaitan & Co
The vehicle manufacturers argued before the SC that the manufacturers were entitled to manufacture such vehicles till 31 March 2017 and hence in doing so, they had not violated any prohibition or law.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Further the Court also directed the State Governments and the concerned Union territories to set up ‘common effluent treatment plants' mandatorily within a period of three years.
Singh & Associates
The current legal battle was triggered in Supreme Court when a notification was issued by Ministry of Environment and Forest on July 11, 2011 banning use of various animals including bulls as performing animals.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The Tribunal gave warning to the industrial units operating near the banks of the river to file their replies as to why their units must not be shut down.
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