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Recent modelling conducted by the Treasury and the former Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (now the Department of the Environment) indicates the amount of emissions reductions required to...
20
Dec
2013
The Minister has approved the Galilee Coal and Rail project subject to 49 strict conditions to avoid, mitigate and manage impacts to matters of national environmental significance, including water resources.
20
Dec
2013
The Government has released the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper outlining its preferred design options for the Emissions Reduction Fund
20
Dec
2013
The Minister has approved the Surat Gas Expansion project subject to 34 rigorous conditions taking into account potential impacts to ground and surface water resources.
19
Dec
2013
The Australian Heritage Council is assessing whether Quinkan Country, and Saltwater Country of the Groote Eylandt Archipelago meet any of the National Heritage criteria.
19
Dec
2013
Third independent review of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
18
Dec
2013
The Commonwealth has now agreed with all states and territories to develop assessment and approval bilateral agreements that will streamline environmental approval processes and remove duplication between jurisdictions.
17
Dec
2013
The government is reviewing the scientific basis underpinning the reserves and undertaking further community consultation. The management plans prepared in March 2012 have now been set aside and new plans will be prepared following the review.
17
Dec
2013
The Environment Minister agreed to remove 25 species from the Threatened Species List effective 14 December. The species are: Acanthiza iredalei iredalei Aphanes pentamera Arenga australasica Argentipallium spiceri Austrobryonia...
14
Dec
2013

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