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EPA loses landfill licence dispute

A tribunal has overturned an EPA decision to suspend a landfill licence, and has rejected the agency's interpretation of the tribunal's powers.

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Highlights include a Northern Territory environment bill, and a new national loan scheme for building upgrades. Jobs include two Victorian circular economy posts and group sustainability manager with Iluka.


Climate test case ruling to stand

A company that earlier this year had a proposal for an open-cut coal mine refused partly on climate change grounds has decided not to appeal the decision.

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Highlights include election promises, court rulings, a new waste grant round, the report of a heritage law inquiry, and draft weighbridge regulations. Jobs include waste director with Macquarie Group, and NSW director of sustainable water diversion limits.



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Highlights include court rulings in two states, plastics discussion papers, and EPA guidance on Victoria's new general environmental duty. Jobs include leader of a zero net carbon homes program, and a senior PFAS post.

Landfill fire class action succeeds on appeal

An appeal court today found that a council is liable for a fire that spread from a tip, destroying five homes, damaging four others, and killing livestock.

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Highlights include legislative developments in Queensland, the ACT and the Northern Territory. Jobs include posts with Infrastructure Victoria, Waverley Council and the Navy.

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