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Johnson Winter & Slattery
Recent amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) (EP Act) further reform the mine rehabilitation regime in Queensland.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
The Environmental Protection Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2020 (WA) (Amendment Regulations) have recently commenced, with the effect that all onshore oil and gas exploration and production...
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Significant changes are proposed to the laws around the use of pastoral land.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
A BOS is a system for the creation and sale of biodiversity credits by landowners to those who do impact the environment.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
An overview of how the BO Scheme works & the options available to developers purchasing & retiring biodiversity credits.
McCullough Robertson
While prevention is always preferable, council preventative measures and effective response plans are necessary.
McCullough Robertson
The Federal Government Bill proposes changes to the EPBC Act, focused on the operation of bilateral agreements with NSW.
Holding Redlich
The Bill proposes that the powers under the EPBC Act be devolved to the states and territories by a bilateral agreement.
Bangladesh
Leigh Day
"Shipbreaking" is the practice by which oceangoing ships which reach their end of their working life are dismantled.
China
AFD China
知识产权语境下的植物新品种,是指经过人工培育的或者对发现的野生植物加以开发,具备新颖性、特异性、一致性和稳定性并有适当命名的
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 ...
Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
In 2019, a group of over 140 CEOs from the world's largest companies identified a significant problem in the growing field of sustainability that continues today...
ZBA
India commands the largest share of the world's shipbreaking industry but has justifiably been criticised for environmental degradation and lax compliance towards worker safety and health issues
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 7 October, 2020, chaired by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, ratified the ban on seven Persistent Organic Pollutants ("POPs")...
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Centre recently passed the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Act 2020 ("Amendment Act") which allows companies that do not possess any prior coal mining experience to engage in mining projects...
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
In light of the proposed changes to the law governing the environment impact assessment process in India, there has been much debate with concerns being raised regarding the legitimacy and efficacy of the proposed process.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has issued a circular dated 20th August, 2020
HSA Advocates
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) issued a Draft EIA Notification, 2020 (Draft Notification) which will replace the earlier EIA Notification, 2006.
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