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Spotlight on prosecutions of Linc Energy

27 September, 2018

In September 2018, the High Court dismissed an application to hear the Linc Energy case made by the Queensland government. That means the Court of Appeal decision stands - so it’s possible for company liquidators in Queensland to disclaim future environmental responsibilities and for remediation costs to fall back on the State.

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The drain on Acland farmers

31 July, 2018

It’s not just impacts to groundwater that are unclear in the Oakey Coal Action Alliance (OCAA) cases - it’s also who has the power to hear and assess potential impacts to groundwater. Find out how Associated Water Licences (AWLs) have thrown a spanner into the legal mix.

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EPBC referral submission template

30 April, 2018

We at EDO Qld have prepared a template for you to use when writing a submission under the EPBC Act's public comment opportunities. The template is intended to be used as a guide only. 

Please customise your response using your knowledge and expertise, relating to the project or action.


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