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Sydney Criminal Lawyers
There are still dozens of regional towns staring down the barrel of Day Zero, which is when there's no more water left.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The NSW and federal governments have both been criticised over a failure to adequately manage and monitor water systems.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The drought crisis in regional NSW also includes water mismanagement and inadequate consultation with indigenous people.
India
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent order passed by the National Green Tribunal, Dr. Justice Jawed Rahim (Judicial Member) and Mr. Bikram Singh Sajwan (Expert Member) on February 15, 2017 ordered the Central Pollution...
Indonesia
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
October has been a very busy month for the Indonesian government. Besides issuing the implementing regulation on Language Law and new regulations on upstream data management and data localisation
Makarim & Taira S.
In the verdict, presiding judge Iim Nurohim declared that the defendants had been negligent in respecting Jakarta residents' right to water.
New Zealand
Duncan Cotterill
The starting point to define a riverbed is the area covered by water when the river is full without overtopping its banks.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This Bill repeals the collaborative planning process and replaces it with a specialised planning process for freshwater.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Brief overview of key proposals & consultation timeframes in relation to the "Action for Healthy Waterways" discussion document.
Duncan Cotterill
Article recommends individual farmers to make submissions in relation to proposal document for healthy waterways.
DLA Piper
The Government has released a discussion document on national direction for essential freshwater: 'Action for healthy waterways'.
Cavell Leitch
Article discusses further reforms to Resource Management Act. .
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This Report makes recommendations for the monitoring, testing and management of water supplies for safer drinking water.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
These changes include a new target that 90 per cent of lakes and rivers meet swimmable water quality standards by 2040.
Duncan Cotterill
Anyone with a consent to take water at a rate greater than 5 litres per second must install a water measuring device.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Government is seeking feedback via a consultation document on proposed changes to the way fresh water is managed.
Duncan Cotterill
Overseer is widely accepted by regional councils as the tool for understanding the flow of nutrients on and off a farm.
Chapman Tripp
We summarise and comment briefly on the proposed amendments.
Shook Lin & Bok
Climate change is the existential threat of our times, and unless all countries collectively keep greenhouse emissions at a level consistent with an increase in not more than 1.5oC of global warming above pre-industrial levels,...
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