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Developers beware: amber light approach rejected for NSW planning appeals
There is no requirement to alert applicants seeking development consent to issues with their development applications.
Australia
7 Aug 2019
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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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Green Loans Market set to grow?
Over the last few years we have seen increased investment in green projects from various industries across the board.
Australia
18 Oct 2018
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The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 explained
This publication will explain the practical impacts arising from the changes to environmental regulation in Victoria.
Australia
13 Sep 2018
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The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018: An overview of key reform highlights
This overview summarises key reforms from the Bill, the biggest environmental regulatory shake-up in Victoria in decades.
Australia
22 Jun 2018
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Qld Supreme Court breathes new life into proposed Stage 3 expansion of New Acland Coal mine
The Land Court has to reconsider the objections made under the EPA and the MRA in light of this judicial review decision.
Australia
10 May 2018
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Reverse vending machines paying you for rubbish? Welcome to Queenslands new container refund scheme
Article discusses the new container refund scheme in Queensland, how it will work and its potential impact.
Australia
27 Mar 2018
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New public land contributions regime in Victoria: what does it mean for you?
New regime will equally spread cost of securing public land across an Infrastructure Contributions Plan area.
Australia
27 Feb 2018
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Adding colour to the NEG: public consultation underway on the design of the National Energy Guarantee
In developing the design and implementation for the NEG, the ESB has produced a number of design options for public consultation.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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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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New Acland Coal Application to expand its coal mine was refused by Queensland Government
Request for amendment to environmental authority was refused in line with previous decision by Land Court.
Australia
20 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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Yarra City Council v MFB: The cost of legacy contamination
Entities could be liable for past contamination, where they are now responsible for the consequences of the pollution.
Australia
22 Aug 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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Ban the Bag and Cash for Trash: New waste reduction and recycling laws in Queensland
Queensland will introduce both a ban on lightweight plastic bags, and a new beverage container refund scheme.
Australia
28 Jun 2017
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Queensland Land Court recommends refusal of Stage 3 expansion of New Acland coal mine
This decision is only a recommendation, but instances of acting contrary to a recommendation of the Land Court are rare.
Australia
7 Jun 2017
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Liquidators disclaimer power not fail-safe
This case identifies a specific scenario where the liquidators' power of disclaimer could not be used to avoid an EPO.
Australia
15 May 2017
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Environmental liability for lenders in Queensland: the law in flux
These amendments put lenders at risk of liability for environmental harm caused by their borrowers in Queensland.
Australia
14 Oct 2016
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Winky Pop v Mobil: Lost opportunities for land developers
Unless a party has very strong prospects of success, it should think twice before pursuing loss of opportunity damages.
Australia
22 Aug 2016
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