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City of Sydney continue to push for removal of decentralised energy barriers

City of Sydney continue to push for removal of decentralised energy barriers

The City of Sydney is making a second attempt to try and convince Australia's energy rule maker to encourage decentralised energy, such as solar and battery storage, by removing the market barriers and making rules fairer for sharing energy.

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NSW moves to a target of net zero emissions by 2050

NSW moves to a target of net zero emissions by 2050

The NSW government has released three new major climate and energy draft plans for consultation, which sees the state join South Australia and Victoria with a target of net zero emissions by 2050.

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Talking TRASH: moving to manage interstate waste

Talking TRASH: moving to manage interstate waste

The waste management media seems to be preoccupied with interstate movement of wastes. In Australia for example, it is all about those between New South Wales and Queensland, and the market and regulatory drivers (or perceived lack of) for facilitating...

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Is this the end of the Proximity Principle? Probably not.

Is this the end of the Proximity Principle? Probably not.

The word is out - the NSW EPA is planning to repeal the Proximity Principle but it is unlikely that this is the last we'll hear of it.

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Keep Wipes Out of the Pipes campaign gains international recognition

Keep Wipes Out of the Pipes campaign gains international recognition

Sydney Water recently gained international recognition, being awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) PR Campaign of the Year at the Asia-Pacific Communications Summit in Singapore, for their successful Keep The Wipes Out of the Pipes initiative....

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NSW EPA reviews load-based licensing scheme

NSW EPA reviews load-based licensing scheme

The NSW EPA has released an issues paper examining how the state's load-based licensing (LBL) scheme is working. It is now calling on the industry to provide feedback on the review.

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Sydney operators ordered to clean up their act

Sydney operators ordered to clean up their act

Veolia and Visy Recycling are among nine waste operators that have copped fines from the EPA for offences in western Sydney.

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Legal Eagle: Will the proposed C&D reforms level the playing field?

Legal Eagle: Will the proposed C&D reforms level the playing field?

On October 21, 2016, the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) released a consultation paper on the New minimum standards for managing construction and demolition waste in NSW.

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Frasers and BlueScope Steel among the state's innovative environmental leaders

Frasers and BlueScope Steel among the state's innovative environmental leaders

The NSW government has once again recognised environmental excellence, leadership and innovation in the sustainability industry across the state with the announcement of the winners of the 2016 Green Globes Awards.

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Human health risk assessment will be part of EfW framework

Human health risk assessment will be part of EfW framework

The NSW EPA will be releasing its EfW guidelines shortly, which will add elements to the EfW framework and offer clarity to those considering a development. Here's what to expect from the regulator.

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