Mondaq Australia: 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.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Queensland will introduce both a ban on lightweight plastic bags, and a new beverage container refund scheme.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This delegated legislation will support six bills to reduce red tape for the industrial chemicals industry in Australia.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
Clayton Utz
There are five steps water and sewage services operators can take to minimise the risk of committing pollution offences.
Clayton Utz
This recent NSW Court decision provides a reminder of how broad an NSW EPA licence holder's responsibility is.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Amendments have widened the scope of persons who may be liable for compliance with an environmental protection order.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Directors who fail to consider climate change risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care and diligence.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Complying with multiple regimes can be a challenge for business and industry when activities extend across jurisdictions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Government aims to deliver a modern and fit for purpose legislative framework for environment protection in Victoria.
Clayton Utz
The Guideline may be used by practitioners, industry, regulators and owners or occupiers of land contaminated with PFAS.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Investors and financiers and others who fall within the "related person" test should be aware of these amendments.
Clayton Utz
The Discussion Paper signals that the Government is open to ideas on how Australia can meet its 2030 emissions targets.
Clayton Utz
The Northern Territory Government is considering a new environmental law and an overhaul of many existing procedures.
Jones Day
That is so even in the case of a financier that enforces a security agreed to by the company as part of the arm's-length terms of a financing arrangement.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This approach - of different regimes across different jurisdictions - is likely to continue in the climate change arena.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The FSB recommendations seek to provide the framework by which climate related risk reporting can occur consistently.
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This is a brief look at some key recommendations of the Finkel Report with practical thoughts about its implementation.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to planning & the environment.
Clayton Utz
COAG's Finkel Report has recommended a proposed Clean Energy Target to operate similarly to the existing RET Scheme.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Queensland will introduce both a ban on lightweight plastic bags, and a new beverage container refund scheme.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision is only a recommendation, but instances of acting contrary to a recommendation of the Land Court are rare.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This delegated legislation will support six bills to reduce red tape for the industrial chemicals industry in Australia.
Thynne & Macartney
Special wildlife reserves are to be introduced for the protection of Queensland land of "outstanding conservation value".
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises) Regulations 2017 have now taken effect, introducing a number of changes.
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