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Save Beeliar Wetlands (Inc.) v Commissioner of Main Roads [2017] FCA 4 - 23 January 2017
This case highlights the need for developers to carefully review the drafting of offset requirements in approvals.
Australia
31 Jan 2017
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EPOs and "related persons": Bond v Chief Executive of Environment and Heritage Protection [2016] QPEC 40
EPOs can now be issued to persons who are considered to be "related" to a company carrying out an ERA.
Australia
19 Oct 2016
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Financial assurance decision stayed without 75% payment
The Court clarified when a financial assurance decision can be stayed without the EA holder providing the 75% payment.
Australia
2 Oct 2016
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Groundwater extraction in mining: Government puts a plug on unlimited right to take water
The Government aims to tighten laws regulating the taking of groundwater for mining activities by resource proponents.
Australia
19 Sep 2016
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Costs in the context of matters with a long history: Chief Executive, DERM v Australis Mining Operations Qld Pty Ltd & Anor
Each party bears its own costs, unless the Court exercises the discretion conferred by section 457(2) to order costs.
Australia
2 Sep 2016
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The end of the road for Save Beeliar?
The proposed highway extension cuts through Beeliar Wetlands, the majority of which is subject to a road reservation.
Australia
1 Aug 2016
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Not just reinstatement - the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
This article outlines the responses of key stakeholders in an urban development context to the Reinstatement Bill.
Australia
15 Jul 2016
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Enforceable undertakings under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld)
An enforceable undertaking may avoid prosecution, if the breach or breaches of the EP Act are not indictable offences.
Australia
28 Apr 2016
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Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2016: What you need to know
The amendments aim to ensure companies in financial difficulty continue to comply with their environmental obligations.
Australia
28 Mar 2016
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Clarity on the recording of convictions following EHP prosecutions
The revised Enforcement Guidelines have been updated to provide clarity with respect to the recording of EHP convictions.
Australia
4 Mar 2016
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Highway construction v the habitat
The extension of Roe Highway (Roe 8) is a key development in the Perth Freight Link project.
Australia
13 Dec 2015
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The Polar Code (International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters)
The Code is a significant step in ensuring environmental protections in Polar seas but it fails to address all concerns.
Australia
20 Jul 2015
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Sustainable Ports Bill 2015 - Have your say on port planning in the Great Barrier Reef
The Bill aims to provide for protection of the GBRWHA through managing port-related development in and around the area,
Australia
19 Jun 2015
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The last word on Guidelines for koala referral?
This Alert is an overview of the Guidelines and focuses on the differences between the draft and the finalised version.
Australia
27 Mar 2015
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Public access to site specific mining environmental authorities
Public access to site specific mining EAs creates greater transparency for projects likely to impact the environment.
Australia
9 Mar 2015
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Coffey reheated: Contaminated Sites Committee decision remitted by WA Supreme Court
The Alert has an overview of the decision and the correct statutory tests for determining responsibility for remediation.
Australia
11 Feb 2015
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2015 - The year of environmental bilateral agreements in WA
WA has welcomed the commencement of an environmental bilateral agreement with the release of another draft agreement.
Australia
12 Jan 2015
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Part 2 of the Greentape Reduction reforms in Queensland
The Alert outlines changes proposed by the EPOLA Bill, including offences, enforcement and contaminated land provisions.
Australia
22 Oct 2014
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Do proposed amendments to the Environmental Offsets Act 2014 deliver on "nil duplication" of environmental offsets?
These proposed amendments may not deliver the policy intent of 'nil duplication' of environmental offset conditions.
Australia
24 Sep 2014
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Queensland’s New Environmental Offsets regime – and what it means for local government offset conditions
This Alert discusses a local government's ability to impose offsets for "matters of local environmental significance".
Australia
26 Jul 2014
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