Regulator roundup

Regulator roundup 19

This edition of Regulator Roundup includes information about the new National Environment Management Plan, the merging of two certification schemes, EPA Victoria’s new chairperson and the NSW Government’s recent commitment for contaminated land management funding.

Published April 2018 Issue 19
Regulator roundup

Regulator roundup 18

Per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are stable chemical compounds with multiple industrial uses, including as components in firefighting foams, nonstick cookware, food packaging, insecticides, and waterproof and fire-resistant fabrics. However, the stability that makes PFAS so useful also prevents them from breaking down readily.

Published September 2017 Issue 18

Title blight: is our public policy for contaminated sites creating barriers to remediation?

Since the 1970s, legislation and regulations have been progressively developed and more stringently implemented in Australia to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of land and water contamination. Little research on the consequences of these actions and the extent of the impact on remediation efforts exists in Australia.

Published September 2017 Issue 18
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