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Holding Redlich
The Bill proposes that the powers under the EPBC Act be devolved to the states and territories by a bilateral agreement.
Clyde & Co
Adapting to climate change should be treated by businesses as being part of a broader project to be ready to respond and bounce back from unplanned external disruptions, whether those are natural
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Recent case reminds councils & developers about risks where there is a perception that council discretions are being fettered.
McCullough Robertson
2 key aspects of EPOLA are the introduction of a Rehabilitation Commissioner & the expansion of the residual risk framework.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, in practice & courts & legislation relating to planning, environment & sustainability.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Latest report critical of both operation of the Act & the extent to which it is seen to be achieving its objectives.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The draft guide focuses on open space for recreation, urban tree canopy & connecting bush & waterways
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Summary of the proposed changes as part of the Planning Reform Action Plan and changes made in response to COVID-19.
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 ...
JunHe Law Office
4月29日,十三届全国人大常委会第十七次会议审议通过了修订后的《固体废物污染环境防治法》(以下简称《固废法》),自2020年9月1日起施行。
Hong Kong
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
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.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent development, as reported by the Indian Daily, The Hindu, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment to issue a notification by December 31, 2020 to ban use of all RO Purifiers.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Ministry Of Environment, Forest And Climate Change (MoEFCC) had published the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2020 dated March 23, 2020...
King, Stubb & Kasiva
When the whole world was suffering from an unprecedented outbreak of the novel Corona Virus, the city of destiny ‘Visakhapatnam' was about to face something more lethal and catastrophic.
L&L Partners
‘Do not harm the environment; Do not harm the water and flora; Earth is my mother, I am her son; May the waters remain fresh, do not harm the waters… Tranquility be to the atmosphere, to the earth, to the waters, to the crops and to the vegetation'
New Zealand
Hesketh Henry
Climate change will impact infrastructure, so the construction industry must consider how to mitigate the effects.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On September 15, 2020, New Zealand's Minister for Climate Change announced that New Zealand will be the first country in the world to require the financial sector to report on climate risks.
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