Cooper Grace Ward
Environmental offsets are embedded in Commonwealth and State legislation and policy frameworks.
The Consultation Paper seeks to identify certain key design parameters of the mechanism in advance of its commencement.
Four strategies would clear up the confusion, says the Interim Report on the National Review of Environmental Regulation.
State, federal and local laws all affect vegetation clearing, so you must understand what's covered and your obligations.
This Alert is an overview of the Guidelines and focuses on the differences between the draft and the finalised version.
King & Wood Mallesons
As a result of significant environmental degradation, China is developing stringent controls over environmental issues.
The pilot schemes have seen a relatively high level of compliance by emitters.
Foley & Lardner
In December 2014, just looking at the areas of product stewardship and sustainability, China issued roughly sixty laws or other regulatory measures.
Herbert Smith Freehills
China's economy and GDP numbers have been the envy of the
rest of the world for many years, but not without a serious cost.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 1, 2015, China will formally begin implementing an updated Environmental Protection Law ("the China EPL").
Trust Legal, Advocates & Consultants
India has a robust environmental policy and detailed enforcement jurisprudence for environmental compliances.
Tighter air pollution restrictions have been put out by ECan, with a 1 May deadline for submissions wanting changes.
Environment Canterbury has released the Council's decision on the proposed Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan (LWRP).
Under the ETS, forest owners may have obligations to account for ETUs if they deforest their land or change land uses.