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Court tosses challenges to Woodside expansion of Scarborough LNG project
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-03-02 11:21 am By Miklos Bolza

The WA Supreme Court has thrown out challenges to Woodside Energy’s proposals to expand its Scarborough LNG project, finding there were no errors in the […]

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‘Capricious’ conduct by Morrison government dooms Beetaloo gas contract
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-12-23 5:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has voided contracts between the Morrison government and a subsidiary of Empire Energy for gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin after finding the […]

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Woodside hit with second lawsuit over $16.5B WA natural gas project
Environment 2021-12-01 2:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Woodside Energy has been sued over its $16.5 billion Scarborough gas field development, with an environmental group alleging the project’s approval was invalid because the […]

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Beetaloo gas exploration was approved to ‘stymie’ climate change case, judge told
Climate change 2021-11-02 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Morrison government decision’s to enter into a contract with a subsidiary of Empire Energy for gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin was an effort […]

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Judge slams government for lacking ‘common courtesy’ in Beetaloo climate change case
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-14 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rebuked the Morrison government for approving a gas exploration contract with a subsidiary of Empire Energy in the Beetaloo basin without notifying […]

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Law firms say government inaction fuelling appetite for climate change litigation
Climate change 2021-09-07 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms behind landmark courtroom battles over climate change say they’re seeing a greater appetite for litigation by individuals and corporations concerned about the […]

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Judge finds NSW environmental regulator has ‘duty’ to address climate change
Climate change 2021-08-26 10:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The NSW Environment Protection Authority must develop policies to protect the environment from the threat of climate change, a judge has found in a significant […]

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Santos accused of misleading market by ‘greenwashing’ natural gas claims
Environment 2021-08-26 6:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Leading Australian oil and gas producer Santos is accused of misleading the market by “greenwashing” its environmental credentials in a landmark shareholder-led lawsuit filed in […]

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Government hit with climate lawsuit over NSW logging agreement
Environment 2021-08-04 9:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it failed to take climate change into account when it renewed an agreement with NSW for […]

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Court scuttles Adani’s water plans for Carmichael coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-05-25 5:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine in Queensland has hit another potential snag, with the Federal Court on Tuesday sending the company’s moves to pump 12.5 […]

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