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* NSW legislative changes needed after climate ruling, says EDO
* New landscapes bill creates 'Green Adelaide' board
* Building regulations need review: Green Cross
The Clean Energy Regulator has increased emission limits for four coal mines, and has allowed two mines to take a more flexible approach to compliance.
* Costly clean-up looms, as waste site owner goes into liquidation
* Three carbon credit methods to be consolidated
* NSW Coalition pledges extra $30 million for clean energy
Western Australia's EPA has suspended its carbon guidance, on the same day that new data shows the state's largest emitters increased their emissions by 10% in one year.
Western Australia's Premier Mark McGowan will meet tomorrow with LNG companies over the EPA's decision to recommend full carbon offsetting for emissions-intensive projects.
Despite Woodside's keen interest in a carbon-neutral hydrogen export industry, the company has emerged as a strong critic of the Western Australian EPA's backing for 100% carbon offsetting.
Highlights include a new WA EPA greenhouse gas policy, Safeguard Mechanism changes, and a Queensland water bill. Job listings include sustainability strategy group manager with Origin Energy.
Large emitters will be expected to offset all their direct emissions, under new Western Australian EPA requirements that will influence the agency's review of Chevron's Wheatstone LNG project.
The federal government today introduced major changes to 'Safeguard Mechanism' rules that will allow large emitters to automatically emit more greenhouse gas if their production expands.
* 30% of ASX100 exploring TCFD disclosure, ASIC says
* Carbon credits rule to be tightened
* Victoria strengthens planning rules for power lines