Environment Protection News

An Impact Statement, which evaluates the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of meeting proposed standards for airborne particles, and a draft varied Ambient Air Quality NEPM is now open for public comment.
31
Jul
2014
The Minister for the Environment has published the annual list of classes of products the Minister is proposing to consider, during the next financial year, for some form of accreditation or regulation under the Product Stewardship Act 2011.
03
Jul
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with the Western Australia. Comments close 27 June 2014.
28
May
2014
The National Waste Policy Implementation Report 2012 and 2013 sets out progress against the National Waste Policy’s five-year implementation plan.
15
May
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with the New South Wales. Comments close 13 June 2014.
14
May
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with the Queensland. Comments close 13 June 2014.
14
May
2014
On 29 April 2014, Ministers signalled their intention to vary the National Environment Protection (Ambient Air Quality) Measure for particles reflecting the latest scientific understanding on health risks arising from particle pollution. The...
14
May
2014
ASC NEPM ERRATA update and Frequently asked questions
06
May
2014
Environment ministers from across Australia met today in Canberra to progress key environment issues of national significance. Following the Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) decision in December 2013 to streamline and refocus its...
29
Apr
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on the proposal for Australia to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury. Comments close 30 June 2014.
01
Apr
2014

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