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Whitehaven Coal fined $38k for hazardous fumes at blast site
Environment March 20, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest independent coal producer Whitehaven Coal Mining has been convicted and fined $38,500 after potentially harmful gas drifted from one of its mines across […]

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Judge wants four referees in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions March 19, 2019 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the […]

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Viva Energy fined $100,000 for polluting Sydney Harbour in NYE oil spill
Energy & Natural Resources March 15, 2019 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Viva Energy has been convicted and fined $100,000 for polluting Sydney Harbour after a marine fuel oil spill from a corroded pipe at the company’s […]

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Harry Triguboff’s Meriton sues NSW premier over Macquarie Park tower
Real Estate March 14, 2019 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Billionaire property developer Harry Triguboff is taking NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to court in his fight for approval of a controversial tower in Macquarie Park, […]

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Court lifts injunction, allows Allianz Stadium demolition to begin
Construction March 8, 2019 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Land and Environment Court has shot down attempts to further delay demolition work as part of the $729 million redevelopment of Sydney’s Allianz […]

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The emergence of climate change law in NSW and beyond
Expert Insights February 28, 2019 6:53 pm By Samantha Daly, Lara Douvartzidis and Clare Collett, Johnson Winter & Slattery

In the recent NSW Land and Environment Court decision of Gloucester Resources Limited v Minister for Planning [2019] NSWLEC 9 Chief Judge Preston, in performing the […]

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Gov’t sued for supplying water to Adani’s $2B Carmichael coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources February 20, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government failed to read public submissions in approving a “flawed” assessment of a project supplying Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine with over 12.5 […]

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Draft expert reports fair game in $100M Gladstone Ports class action
Class Actions February 19, 2019 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gladstone Ports has won access to draft expert reports prepared by Clyde & Co in its $100 million class action against the Queensland government owned […]

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Activist suing super fund REST over climate change plan can’t cap adverse costs
Financial Services January 18, 2019 3:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

An ecological landscaper suing the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust fund for an undeveloped climate change policy has lost an application for a maximum costs order […]

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Toxic foam class action not time-barred, court hears
Class Actions January 10, 2019 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action over exposure to allegedly toxic foam used on a government military base have struck back at the Commonwealth of Australia’s […]

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