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Court throws out decision on nuclear waste facility location
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-07-21 10:25 pm By Gareth Baker

A court has set aside former Federal Minister for Resources Keith Pitt’s decision to develop a nuclear waste facility in Napandee in South Australia’s Eyre […]

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Residents near Graincorp factory can convert case to class action
Class Actions 2023-07-13 10:32 pm By Gareth Baker

A court has found that residents living near an allegedly loud and foul-smelling Graincorp oilseed factory in rural Victoria can band together, converting their lawsuit […]

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Lawyers for TPG-backed Anew Climate taken to task for writ failure
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-06-29 9:53 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected TPG-owned Anew Climate’s bid for default judgment against an Australian company that allegedly impersonated a US carbon offset developer in order […]

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Santos equated carbon offsets with emissions cuts, court told in landmark greenwashing case
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-06-23 4:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A landmark case brought by a shareholder advocacy group accusing Santos of greenwashing will seek to argue the energy company misled the market by presenting […]

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Judge at fore of climate decisions picked by Albanese government for law reform body
Environment 2023-06-20 11:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge whose landmark rulings in climate change litigation have been hailed by environmental groups has been chosen to lead Australia’s peak law reform body. […]

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Costs in class actions getting ‘out of control’, judge says
Class Actions 2023-06-16 10:52 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing a $192.5 million settlement in an oil spill class action against PTTEP Australia on behalf of Indonesian seaweed farmers has balked at […]

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Court action launched over Tanya Plibersek’s ‘irrational’ coal mine approvals
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-06-06 12:29 pm By Gareth Baker

Climate justice groups have launched a challenge to federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek’s decision to expand two proposed mega coal mines in NSW, arguing her […]

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TPG-backed company seeks quick win in case over alleged scam tied to $1B climate deal
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-05-31 10:14 pm By Gareth Baker

A company backed by private equity giant TPG which was allegedly fooled into paying part of a $1 billion deal to the wrong company wants […]

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PFAS class action on behalf of First Australians settles for $22M
Class Actions 2023-05-25 11:13 am By Cindy Cameronne

The last class action against the Department of Defence over the use of alleged toxic firefighting foam at a military base in Jervis Bay has […]

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Spain to revive immunity claims in latest suits to enforce $166.7M arbitration awards
Arbitration 2023-05-25 3:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Spain has foreshadowed a fresh High Court challenge claiming it is immune from proceedings brought by a renewable energy company and a Deutsche Bank subsidiary […]

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