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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Environment Protection and Sustainability Victoria Amendment Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 1 April 2014.
Clayton Utz
The White Paper for the Emissions Reduction Fund should deliver details on how the ERF will achieve its design principles.
Clayton Utz
The draft methodology documents for Sequestering Carbon in Soils in Grazing Systems are open for public consultation.
Clayton Utz
The new Biodiversity Offsets Policy for Major Projects will improve biodiversity offsetting for major project approvals.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Is the owner of land formerly used as a landfill required to notify the State if environmental harm is being caused?
Jones Day
As a "green" start to the new year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China ("MEP") announced on January 2 the introduction of a credit rating scheme ("Scheme") that will measure a company's environmental protection efforts according to a designated standard.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Air Pollution Control (Marine Light Diesel) Regulation was gazetted on 17 January 2014. Subject to the approval of the Legislative Council, the Regulation will take effect on 1 April 2014.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our legal update titled, "Air Pollution Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Ban on the Use, Supply, Import and Transhipment of Asbestos or Asbestos Containing Material" dated 3 October 2013, we advised that the said Bill was published in the Gazette on 27 September 2013 and would be introduced into the Legislative Council in October 2013.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our legal update titled, "Bill Seeks to Enhance Regulatory Regime Governing the Disposal of Construction Waste on Private Land" dated 15 July 2013, we advised that the Waste Disposal Bill 2013 was introduced into the Legislative Council for scrutiny on 26 June 2013.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 7 January 2014 the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government (FSTB), in conjunction with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Insurance Authority (IA), issued a first stage consultation regarding the introduction of a resolution regime for financial institutions in Hong Kong (the "Consultation").
Mayer Brown JSM
Air pollution control, diesel commercial vehicles, air quality
Saxe Law Office
In May 2010, Australia launched legal proceedings against Japan in the International Court of Justice.
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Clayton Utz
The draft methodology documents for Sequestering Carbon in Soils in Grazing Systems are open for public consultation.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Is the owner of land formerly used as a landfill required to notify the State if environmental harm is being caused?
Holding Redlich
Exposure drafts of the legislation designed to repeal the carbon tax have been released for public consultation.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
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Holding Redlich
The recent change in Federal Government has ushered in a new period of complexity in Australian climate policy.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This case was significant for clarifying the subjective elements of the duty to notify the EPA of a pollution incident.
Clayton Utz
The Environmental Offsets Bill 2014 is intended to bring a simpler, more flexible offsets regime to Queensland.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This P&E Court case serves as a timely reminder of the practical drafting issues that repeatedly face local governments.
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