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"Concept development applications" to take centre stage in NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2017

The NSW Government has acted swiftly to legislate in response to the NSW Court of Appeal's decision in Bay Simmer Investments Pty Ltd v State of New


NSW councils lose development approval powers to independent panels
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2017

Independent hearing and assessment panels will determine most development applications with capex above $5 million in the Greater Sydney Region


The war on waste continues: minimum environmental standards for scrap metal facilities
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 17 2017

Those involved in waste facilities in NSW should examine the NSW EPA's proposed minimum standards for scrap metal facilities, regardless of whether


Environmental due diligence loose ends: buyers and sellers beware
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 3 2017

The recent conviction in NSW of both the new operator and the previous operator of an abattoir for water pollution shows how broad NSW environmental


Setting the stage for a valid consent for staged development in NSW
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 22 2017

Developers and consent authorities will need to address construction impacts for a multi-stage development proposal when preparing and assessing a


NSW Government pursues improved environmental outcomes for mines
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 8 2017

Proposed increases in the regulation of ancillary mining activities, and new offences and enforcement powers, should prompt mine operators to review


Not my job! How important is it to identify the person who caused the breach of a NSW EPA licence?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 27 2017

A recent NSW Court decision provides a reminder of how broad an EPA licence holder's responsibility is, but it also held that the EPA must identify


Long-term strategic vision released for Greater Sydney
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) reached a milestone as the new strategic planning body for the Greater Sydney region last month. On 21 November


A new approach to biodiversity conservation and land management
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The most significant changes to NSW biodiversity laws in at least a decade provide new opportunities and obligations for developers, infrastructure


Clearing the air - NSW Clean Air paper proposes widespread regulatory reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

The NSW Government is proposing wide-ranging strategies to improve air quality, affecting manufacturing, energy generation, mining, construction