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Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Following the NSW cabinet reshuffle that included a new Environment Minister, it now appears a number of proposed changes have stalled and issues that should be prioritised have fallen off the radar.

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NSW CDS to start in Dec

NSW CDS to start in Dec

It should not come as a surprise that the implementation date for the NSW container deposit scheme has been pushed back to December 1.

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A fine solution

A fine solution

At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked...

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NSW council amalgamations: partial reversal announced

NSW council amalgamations: partial reversal announced

Forced council amalgamations in Sydney will push ahead, announced the NSW government this week, but amalgamations in regional areas will be abandoned.

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CSIRO and Celestino launch first Urban Living Lab in Western Sydney

CSIRO and Celestino launch first Urban Living Lab in Western Sydney

CSIRO has partnered with developer Celestino to launch a new research initiative - the first operational Urban Living Lab, situated at the proposed $5 billion, 28-hectare Sydney Science Park in Western Sydney, and aims to drive the development, transformation...

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EPA licence and requirements for the 'fit and proper person' test

EPA licence and requirements for the 'fit and proper person' test

The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW) (the Act) grants the Environmental Protection Agency (NSW) (EPA) the power to consider whether a person applying for or operating under an Environment Protection Licence (EPL) is a "fit and proper...

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Sydney Airport achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation recognition

Sydney Airport achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation recognition

Sydney Airport has achieved Airports Council International (ACI) Level 3 Airport Carbon Accreditation, through the work they have done with airport business partners in a bid to manage and reduce carbon emissions.

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Stockland Wetherill Park shopping centre turns to solar

Stockland Wetherill Park shopping centre turns to solar

Australian property group Stockland has completed its latest major commercial rooftop installation - officially 'switching on' with their new $2 million, 925kW PV array installed at its Wetherill Park Shopping Centre in Western Sydney.

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A fine month

A fine month

Two companies and a council on the eastern seaboard are feeling the pinch from fines issued by the Victorian and NSW EPAs.

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CEFC invests $150M into large-scale solar projects in NSW

CEFC invests $150M into large-scale solar projects in NSW

As part of their first debt funding deal under their large-scale financing program, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is investing about $150 million to help accelerate the construction of three major large-scale solar farms in regional NSW...

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