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NSW Government to prohibit scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions conditions
Insight 25 Oct 2019

Conditions of development consent regulating scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions outside Australia will be prohibited under proposed legislation introduced into the NSW Parliament. The draft legislation forms part of a package of measures announced by the Deputy Premier to provide certainty for mining investment, which includes continuing the previously announced review of the Independent Planning Commission (IPC). ...

Latest coal mine decision concludes scope 3 emissions are the end customer's responsibility
Insight 14 Oct 2019

The Rix's Creek Continuation Project has been approved by the NSW Independent Planning Commission only weeks after the refusal of the Bylong Coal Project. In its approval of Rix's Creek, the Commission accepted that scope 3 emissions are the responsibility of the end customer for coal exports. This conclusion significantly departs from the position taken by the differently constituted Commission on Bylong. ...

Important changes to Queensland's mineral resource legislation
Insight 25 Oct 2018

On Thursday 18 October the Queensland Parliament passed the Mineral Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 which will make important changes to the various Acts governing resource activities in that state Partner Ben Zillmann and Senior Associate Giselle Kilvert consider the changes to ...

Video: Inclusion & Diversity: Interview with Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer at BHP
Insight 15 Aug 2018

Allens knows diversity makes businesses more innovative We talk to Diane Jurgens Chief Technology Officer at BHP about the role that inclusion and diversity play in innovation and transformation leading to greater productivity and real business value ...

Comments open for North East Link EES scoping requirements
Insight 31 May 2018

The draft scoping requirements for the proposed North East Link projects Environment Effects Statement have been released and are open for public comment until 12 June 2018 Partner Jillian Button and Lawyer Dale Straughen report ...

Queensland to overhaul environmental bond and rehabilitation regulation
Insight 26 Feb 2018

An overhaul of environmental bond regulation for all resource operators in Queensland and rehabilitation requirements for miners is proposed in a Bill recently introduced by the Queensland Government All resource operators in Queensland should understand how the reforms may impact their current and ...

Implications of High Court ruling for mining lease applications in WA
Insight 23 Aug 2017

The High Court has found the mining warden did not have jurisdiction to hear applications for mining leases over certain Minderoo pastoral holdings because they were not accompanied by either a mining proposal or a mineralisation report Partner Jodi Reinmuth and Law Graduate Jonathon Holborn examine ...

Getting The Deal Through: Boom in renewables
Insight 04 Aug 2017

Allens Partners Ben Farnsworth Michael Ryan and Tim Stewart were part of the global panel analysing the boom in renewables in the Australian project finance market In Getting the Deal Throughs third annual issue focusing on the global project finance markets Ben Michael and Tim look at the trends ...

Finkel Review - Distributed Energy Resources: Unlocking potential and future partnerships
Insight 23 Jun 2017

In the second of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment on the growth of distributed energy resources DERs in the Australian energy landscape and his suggestions for future incentivisation and orchestration These suggestions have raised a number of considerations and ...

ACCC calls for comment on electricity retail supply and pricing
Insight 07 Jun 2017

The ACCC has taken the first major step in its inquiry into electricity retail supply and pricing in the National Electricity Market by releasing an issues paper and calling for submissions by 30 June 2017 The issues paper focuses on three broad areas the pricing costs and profits of electricity ...

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