Mondaq Asia Pacific: Environment
Clayton Utz
This recent NSW Court decision provides a reminder of how broad an NSW EPA licence holder's responsibility is.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Amendments have widened the scope of persons who may be liable for compliance with an environmental protection order.
Latham & Watkins
Earlier this month, during a round of surprise inspections, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection Zhao Yangmin publicly shamed the city officials of Langfang...
Latham & Watkins
Climate change has become a key concern for China in recent years, as evidenced by its pledge to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60% from 2015 levels by 2030.
Jun He Law Office
Environmental protection tax is the 19th category of taxation in China.
King & Wood Mallesons
On 12 June 2016, a draft amendment to the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law of the People's Republic of China (Consultation Paper) (the "Draft Amendment") was released by the Ministry of Environmental Protection ("MEP") on its official website. It is the first large-scale amendment to the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law since it took effect in 2008.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
While there is some uncertainty on how the U.S. climate strategy will evolve under a Trump presidency, a number of new carbon emissions regulations and control strategies...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On November 18, 2016, the Ninth Circuit issued five rulings rejecting three Hawaii counties' attempts to regulate pesticides and genetically modified crops, finding that the regulations...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change issued a notification dated March 14, 2017 granting relief to projects and expansion to existing projects by allowing them to apply...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Since the liberalization of the Indian Economy in 1991, the automobile sector has come a long way to a point where India is now one of the largest producers of automobiles in the world.
Khaitan & Co
The vehicle manufacturers argued before the SC that the manufacturers were entitled to manufacture such vehicles till 31 March 2017 and hence in doing so, they had not violated any prohibition or law.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Further the Court also directed the State Governments and the concerned Union territories to set up ‘common effluent treatment plants' mandatorily within a period of three years.
Singh & Associates
The current legal battle was triggered in Supreme Court when a notification was issued by Ministry of Environment and Forest on July 11, 2011 banning use of various animals including bulls as performing animals.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The Tribunal gave warning to the industrial units operating near the banks of the river to file their replies as to why their units must not be shut down.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
This matter relates to the plea that the Vidharbha Circket Stadium at Nagpur has caused environmental damage.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change (MoEF&CC), on 9th December, 2016 amended the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006 issued under sub-section 1 read with section 3(2)(v) of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Rule 5(3)(d) of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986.
HSA Advocates
With the ever growing economies and the need and greed for more, the doctrine of Sustainable Development becomes the most relevant principle in today's times.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In India, various environmental laws have been enacted for the purpose of protection and conservation of environment which is a trending global concern.
Khaitan & Co
One of the continuing struggles of the 21st century has been to attain a harmonious construct in achieving economic development, in a way which does not threaten or cause environmental degradation.
Dentons
On 1 July 2016, the Law On Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the transition of the Republic of Kazakhstan to a "green economy" came into force.
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With the ever growing economies and the need and greed for more, the doctrine of Sustainable Development becomes the most relevant principle in today's times.
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Recent amendments to the ASIC Act and the CC Act extended the unfair contract terms regime, which previously covered only consumer contracts, to small business contracts.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A green lease incorporates certain clauses to promote environmentally sustainable practices into the commercial lease.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to planning & the environment.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Since the liberalization of the Indian Economy in 1991, the automobile sector has come a long way to a point where India is now one of the largest producers of automobiles in the world.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Amendments have widened the scope of persons who may be liable for compliance with an environmental protection order.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This case identifies a specific scenario where the liquidators' power of disclaimer could not be used to avoid an EPO.
Clayton Utz
This recent NSW Court decision provides a reminder of how broad an NSW EPA licence holder's responsibility is.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Directors who fail to consider climate change risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care and diligence.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Court declarations are a timely reminder for consent authorities when considering applications for resource consents.
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