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Sweeping changes proposed to NSW biodiversity and native vegetation legislation

Australia - June 29 2016 The NSW Government has released a new legislative package which proposes substantial amendments to the current framework to manage biodiversity and…

Peter Briggs

Proposed amendments to the NSW Mining SEPP and the new NSW Offset Principles promise greater certainty for NSW miners

Australia - August 8 2013 The Department of Planning and Infrastructure has released the draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive…

Peter Briggs

Fullerton Cove decision opens the door to Part 5 appeals

Australia - April 4 2013 On 28 March 2013 Justice Pepper of the NSW Land and Environment Court (LEC) handed down her decision in Fullerton Cove Residents Action Group…

Peter Briggs

Proposed EPBC Act amendments - new water trigger for coal mining and coal seam gas projects

Australia - March 15 2013 On 13 March 2013 a Bill was introduced into the House of Representatives to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999…

Peter Briggs

Coal seam gas projects – court gives green light to approval process

Australia - September 13 2012 The coal seam gas (CSG) industry is playing an increasingly vital role in Australia’s energy market.

Peter Briggs