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Coal mine refused partly on climate change grounds

NSW's Independent Planning Commission today refused consent for a coal mine and rejected claims by the industry and environment department that NSW's climate policy was an irrelevant consideration.

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.

Court rejects climate challenge to coal mine

In the first climate change judgment since the landmark 'Rocky Hill' test case, a court has warned against treating a policy provision on greenhouse gas emissions as "a magical incantation".

Environment law and policy tracker

Highlights include court rulings in two states, NSW manuals on biodiversity assessment and floodplain risk, and new waste strategies in two states. Job listings include positions with the Clean Energy Regulator.

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