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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Changes to regulatory framework regarding exemptions which apply to the generation, supply or sale of electricity in Victoria. .
Holding Redlich
Planning and environment articles - a summary of what is going on in practice and courts, in the media, cases and legislation.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
The Western Australia Public Utilities Office (PUO) outlined its proposal for reforming the Reserve Capacity Mechanism (RCM) into a competitive auction-based mechanism that meets reliability objectives...
Clayton Utz
The Supreme Court of NSW has given an expansive interpretation to the powers of carriers under the Telecommunications Act.
Clayton Utz
Businesses have to comply with new disclosure requirements as part of the carbon tax repeal, or face tough penalties.
Clayton Utz
The principal focus will be on the policies of the Carbon Pricing Mechanism and the Renewable Energy Target.
The price on carbon may indirectly impact leasing transactions, primarily through increased utilities costs.
A new Act will allow the Gold Coast, Redland and Logan City Councils to establish their own Council water businesses.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority has released a draft of the proposed Basin Plan to better manage water resources.
Clayton Utz
Resources projects (including coal mines and coal seam gas projects) will soon face rigorous water impact assessments.
The case confirms that engineering designers are required to check previous designs and make corrections where required.
Clayton Utz
Significant urban water sector reform program expected to commence at all levels of government during 2012.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Discussion of White Paper for secure, affordable and low-carbon electricity together with the UK Renewable Energy Roadmap.
With the upcoming election in NSW, both Parties are talking rebates to shelter the consumer from the effects of rising electricity prices. It is arguable that these measures only assist in dealing with rising energy costs in the short term. What however is each party saying about the long term energy future of NSW?
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Supreme Court has just issued its second decision in the Rozen matter and has once again confirmed that the precautionary principle should be applied not only where there is a risk of irreversible damage, but also where there is a risk of serious damage to the environment. The decision also provides a very clear endorsement of the force of the "Guidelines for development in open potable water supply catchments" in decision making on new development and the circumstances that must be in pl
As recognised leaders in water and environmental consulting, MWH recently commissioned a piece of independent research of Australian households to explore attitudes and behaviours toward water. In particular, we explored whether the prolonged drought, and years of water restrictions, have had a lasting impact. Or, now that the drought is easing in many parts of the country, are we reverting to old habits? What are the drivers of household water usage? Will increasing the price of water motivate
K&L Gates
Middletons acted for Gullen Range Wind Farm (a subsidiary of Epuron) in its successful defence of two Objectors' appeals against the Minister's approval of one of the State's larger wind farms.
K&L Gates
Review of Electricity Supply Amendment (Solar Bonus Scheme) Act 2009 (NSW)
Clayton Utz
With Melbourne's dam levels getting down to below 30 percent at time this year, the search for sustainable sources of drinking water has been a key priority for the Victorian Government. The result was the decision to build a desalination plant using a Public Private Partnership delivery method.
Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
The Commonwealth Government has announced the introduction of a national scheme to encourage office building energy efficiency. The scheme is designed to help combat Australia's ever-increasing greenhouse gas emissions of which the commercial building sector is responsible for approximately 10 per cent. It is expected that the scheme will affect approximately 2,170 buildings throughout the country.
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