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New Environmental Protection Regulations Released for Public Consultation

16 Mar, 2022

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (‘EPA‘) has released a draft Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2022 (‘Draft Regulation‘) for public consultation. The Draft Regulation proposes to remake the Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2021 (‘2021 Regulation‘), which…

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ALERT: BASIX Higher Standards on Public Exhibition

18 Nov, 2021

Proposed increases to Building Sustainability Index (‘BASIX‘) requirements have just been released by the DPIE for public consultation (‘Higher Standards‘). The consultation period closes on 17 January 2022. BASIX is a scheme created by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation…

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How is light pollution regulated in NSW?

21 Oct, 2021

It has been claimed that artificial light at night is the fastest growing pollutant in the world.  And whether or not that is demonstrably the case, it does seem that relatively little has been written about how law and policy…

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