environment & ecologically sustainable development

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Lindsay Taylor Lawyers' environment and ecologically sustainable development practice provides our clients with specialist legal services relating to the following:

  • climate change
  • ecologically sustainable development
  • water management
  • pollution control
  • contaminated land and remediation of contaminated land
  • waste management
  • hazardous chemicals
  • cultural heritage protection
  • threatened species and biodiversity conservation
  • protection of trees and vegetation

Our lawyers have extensive experience and expertise advising on a range of environmental legislation including:

  • Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
  • Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997
  • Contaminated Land Management Act 1997
  • Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995
  • Native Vegetation Act 2003
  • National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974
  • Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
  • Heritage Act 1977
  • Ozone Protection Act 1989
  • Pesticides Act 1999
  • Fisheries Management Act 1994
  • Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985
  • Wilderness Act 1987

We specialise in providing innovative solutions to environmental legal issues including, where appropriate, the use of planning agreements to achieve ecologically sustainable development outcomes such as:

  • the optimisation of the use of renewable resources
  • limiting harmful emissions
  • carbon credits and offsets
  • bio-banking
  • waste minimisation
  • the protection of riparian corridors
  • the protection of endangered ecological communities
  • protection of trees and vegetation
  • monitoring and reporting of environmental impacts

For further information about our environmental law expertise or information on how we are able to help you achieve your desired outcomes, please contact Megan Hawley or Stuart Simington on 02 8235 9700 or mail@lindsaytaylorlawyers.com.au