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Holding Redlich
This Qld case is noteworthy as it will be the first human rights-based climate change litigation in an Australian court.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, in practice & in courts, cases & legislation relating to planning, environment & sustainability law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Link to article that examines the principles of ecologically sustainable development both in Australia and internationally.
Holding Redlich
Queensland's End of Waste (EOW) framework allows waste generators to supply certain wastes for use as a resource.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
In the past 18 months the Australian legal landscape has seen novel challenges to planning decisions in the area of greenhouse gas impacts of projects and the resulting impact on climate change
Johnson Winter & Slattery
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a considerable amount of recent activity by Planning Ministers all over Australia, including in NSW.
Brazil
Tauil & Chequer
On June 18, 2020, Normative Ruling No. 7 of the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation ("ICMBio"
Tauil & Chequer
On June 30, 2020, Ordinance No. 280 issued by the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment was published, establishing the Waste Transport Manifest ("MTR") and the National Solid Waste Inventory.
Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Together, these amendments alter the contaminated site identification process in BC.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Government of Alberta announced on June 22, 2020, that the environmental and regulatory reporting requirements that were suspended in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 16, 2020, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released proposed Amendment 1 to the A Place to Grow.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In a decision issued May 6, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Alexis v. Alberta (Environment and Parks), 2020 ABCA 188 (CanLII)
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 3, 2020, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change (the Minister) issued the Regulation Respecting Excluded Physical Activities...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Ontario's comprehensive excess soil management regime was set to be phased in starting July 1, 2020, much to the anticipation of the land development industry, municipalities, landowners, and consultants.
Goodmans LLP
The Province of Ontario recently announced that the implementation of the new Excess Soil Regulation, O. Reg 406/19: On-Site and Excess Soil Management (O. Reg 406/19)...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On December 6, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) held two forest products companies liable for the costs of remediating and maintaining a waste disposal site...
China
IPO Pang Xingpu
In the past, irresponsible industries sought out partnerships with Asian countries in order to avoid environmental regulations.
JunHe Law Office
On March 3, 2020, the General Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the General Office of the State Council jointly issued Guiding Opinions on Establishing the Modern Environmental Governance System, ...
JunHe Law Office
The 17th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress, which concluded on 29 April, deliberated and adopted a revised Law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Waste ...
Leigh Day
The Judge said a hearing by October, 2020 was needed, in plenty of time before the release of gamebirds in July 2021.
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