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Alpha Coal Mine clears further hurdle as climate change challenge is dismissed
Insight 05 Oct 2016

Last week the Queensland Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Queensland Environment Minister to grant an environmental approval for the proposed Alpha Coal Mine in Queensland In doing so the court dismissed the challenge of an environmental interest group based on greenhouse gas emissions ...

Further wide-ranging reforms of groundwater extraction regulation in Queensland
Insight 19 Sep 2016

Resource sector operators need to be aware of further proposed changes to how the take of groundwater is regulated in Queensland The proposed changes will impact existing new and expansion operations Partner Bill McCredie and Senior Associate Gobind Kalsi consider the proposed amendments and their ...

Climate change challenge against Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine dismissed
Insight 30 Aug 2016

Yesterday the Federal Court of Australia dismissed a green groups challenge on climate change grounds against the Federal Environment Ministers approval of Adanis Carmichael Coal Mine project in the Galilee Basin Partner Bill McCredie Senior Associate and Co-head of Allens Climate Change Group Emily ...

Independent review recommends fundamental reform of the 'archaic, ineffective' EPBC Act
Insight 18 Jun 2010

The Interim Report of the once-in-a-decade review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) has recommended major reforms, finding the EPBC Act to be archaic, ineffective and inefficient. ...