Mondaq Asia Pacific: Environment
Clayton Utz
Australia's cap on emissions, the Safeguard Mechanism, needs to demand more of large emitters to meet likely obligations.
Clayton Utz
The regulator can now extend responsibility for the clean-up, rehabilitation and associated costs to a "related person".
Jones Day
Further to the Alert issued by Jones Day in March, the Queensland Parliament passed the Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Act 2016 (Qld) (Amendment Act) on 22 April 2016.
HopgoodGanim
An enforceable undertaking may avoid prosecution, if the breach or breaches of the EP Act are not indictable offences.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This legal update aims to simplify the steps needed to ensure your compliance with the Safeguard Mechanism in 2016/17.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The EPA has sought to resolve uncertainty around waste and re-use via proposed amendments, released for public comment.
WilmerHale
In December 2015, nearly 200 countries reached a historic agreement in Paris to limit greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of curbing global warming.
Jones Day
中国において、2014年4月24日に成立した改正環境保護法が2015年1月1日に施行されました。
Dentons Worldwide
A national carbon trade program has been a hot topic as soon as China decided to launch it in 2016.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In the last twelve months the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) in the People's Republic of China (PRC) has been remarkably vocal about environmental law, monitoring, and fraud...
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 ("Rules 2016") in supersession of E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 ("Rules 2011").
AMLEGALS
National Green Tribunal has directed Uttarakhand Government and National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) to give details about the financing of schemes for the Clean Ganga project.
DSK Legal
Overview of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill as introduced in the Lok Sabha by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Seth Dua & Associates
Given the challenges involved in developing 100 smart cities, only the capable cities will be chosen under the Smart Cities Mission through a two-stage competition.
Budidjaja & Associates
On 21 January 2015, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia rendered Judgment No. 18/ PUU-XII/2014 on judicial review proceedings relating to the application of environmental permits...
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Again, the haze caused by Indonesian forest fires in Kalimantan and Sumatera has been impacting the neighbouring countries.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A recent hikoi and petition to Parliament highlights the increasing focus on the management of the quality of freshwater.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
NZ plans a revised system of marine protected areas designed to improve and build upon existing management systems.
Chapman Tripp
The ETS review discussion document signals the need for a tightening of the ETS screws.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The main objectives of the reforms are to achieve better alignment and integration across the resource management system.
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PSA Legal Counsellors
An inevitable consequence of development and industrial progress is generation of waste. Therefore, efficient waste management is a matter of international concern.
Jones Day
The mining and resources downturn is bringing forward the closure of many of Australia's ageing smelters, steelworks, power stations and mines and their corresponding environmental rehabilitation obligations.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 ("Rules 2016") in supersession of E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 ("Rules 2011").
Clayton Utz
More persons and entities may be required to clean up or pay for compliance or rehabilitation of land under this bill.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter has links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to planning & environment.
DSK Legal
Overview of the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy, 2015 as approved by the Union Cabinet to facilitate offshore wind farming in the territorial waters of India...
HopgoodGanim
The amendments aim to ensure companies in financial difficulty continue to comply with their environmental obligations.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This legal update aims to simplify the steps needed to ensure your compliance with the Safeguard Mechanism in 2016/17.
Dentons Worldwide
The 2016 Guidelines reiterate that any new chemicals not already listed in the Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances Produced or Imported in China are subject to a notification requirement, irrespective of annual tonnage.
Holding Redlich
This case note highlights key features of the decision and implications for both the developers and consent authorities.
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