Mondaq Australia: Environment
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW waste operators and waste transport businesses should ensure compliance with approvals or risk enforcement action.
Clayton Utz
As many of the transitional arrangements to the reforms are quite detailed, this article provides a simplified overview.
Clayton Utz
Sweeping changes to NSW biodiversity laws make statutory credits the currency of offsets for most development projects.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Unregulated dumping and stockpiling of materials designated for recycling raises numerous regulatory and legal risks.
Clayton Utz
The NSW EPA released its consultation paper: "Proposal for Minimum Environmental Standards in the Scrap Metal Industry".
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Entities could be liable for past contamination, where they are now responsible for the consequences of the pollution.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Organisations that own, occupy or will be carrying out works on sites potentially impacted by PFAS should take note.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Companies must ensure employees and contractors are appropriately trained, informed and aware of environmental risks.
Clayton Utz
Both the new operator and the previous operator of an abattoir were fined in relation to a single pollution incident.
Clayton Utz
NSW Land and Environment Court and the EPA look for money and efforts to be spent in risk planning, avoidance and mitigation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises) Regulations 2017 have now taken effect, introducing a number of changes.
Clayton Utz
We discuss Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd v Contaminated Sites Committee [2017] WASC 155.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Queensland will introduce both a ban on lightweight plastic bags, and a new beverage container refund scheme.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This delegated legislation will support six bills to reduce red tape for the industrial chemicals industry in Australia.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
Clayton Utz
There are five steps water and sewage services operators can take to minimise the risk of committing pollution offences.
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.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Directors who fail to consider climate change risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care and diligence.
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Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to planning & the environment.
Clayton Utz
As many of the transitional arrangements to the reforms are quite detailed, this article provides a simplified overview.
Clayton Utz
Sweeping changes to NSW biodiversity laws make statutory credits the currency of offsets for most development projects.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Organisations that own, occupy or will be carrying out works on sites potentially impacted by PFAS should take note.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW waste operators and waste transport businesses should ensure compliance with approvals or risk enforcement action.
Jones Day
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.
Clyde & Co
On 8 August 2017, shareholder proceedings were filed in Australia against the Commonwealth Bank alleging that the company failed to disclose its exposure to climate change risk in its 2016 Annual Report.
McCullough Robertson
While previously climate change risks were a non-financial problem, APRA is explicit that this is no longer the case.
Dentons
A new regime for biodiversity assessment will commence on 25 August 2017, changing the way in which biodiversity impacts are both assessed and addressed in the development and use of land throughout the State.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to planning & the environment.
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