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NSW legislative changes to curb illegal dumping of asbestos waste
The 2018 amending act has doubled penalties and created new offences for the unlawful disposal and use of asbestos waste.
Australia
14 Feb 2019
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Is there a role for a Federal EPA on PFAS and other emerging contaminants?
These nine recommendations aim to contain PFAS and ensure the health and financial stability of affected communities.
Australia
11 Jan 2019
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Wild law and the Murray Darling Basin: a creative solution to a wicked problem
Like in NZ, perhaps natural resources, such as rivers and mountains, should be granted standing to sue for their own protection.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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A more transparent approach: Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill 2017 passes NSW Parliament
NSW adopts greater transparency in its planning rules with the passing of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill.
Australia
22 Nov 2017
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Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017: a new era of regulation in Australia
This delegated legislation will support six bills to reduce red tape for the industrial chemicals industry in Australia.
Australia
28 Jun 2017
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The NSW EPA adopts new Guidelines on the Duty to Report Contamination under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997
Given significant penalties for a failure to report, land owners and operators should review these Reporting Guidelines.
Australia
22 Jul 2015
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New South Wales to pioneer the Federal Government’s One-Stop-Shop policy for environmental approvals
The One-Stop Shop framework aims to reduce duplication of conditions between state approvals and EPBC Act approvals.
Australia
1 May 2015
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Marine Estate Management Legislation in NSW
The Marine Estate Management Act impacts people carrying out commercial or recreational activities in NSW coastal waters.
Australia
21 Jan 2015
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NSW environmental laws to be strengthened and penalties increased
This new legislation is part of the government's broader package of measures to strengthen environmental laws in NSW.
Australia
11 Nov 2014
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Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Subdivision Works) Regulation 2014
The NSW amendment broadens the definition of "subdivision works" so the relevant authority now can carry out the works.
Australia
9 May 2014
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Buzzacott v Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities [2013] FCAFC 111
As Condition 71 could be severed from the approval, an invalid EPBC Act condition did not bring down the whole approval.
Australia
30 Oct 2013
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An update on environmental assessments, the precautionary principle and adaptive management regimes
This decision has broad implications for all proponents who are required by law to undertake environmental assessments.
Australia
24 Apr 2013
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