Australian courts have directly linked climate change impacts to large greenhouse gas emitting projects, creating significant issues and challenges for the development of such projects.
We advise a range of clients in relation to emissions reporting obligations, opportunities under the emissions reduction fund, the operation of the safeguard mechanism, and commercial or contractual arrangements to manage these liabilities.
Advising local government in response to a comprehensive environmental audit of over 30 waste facilities, including addressing matters of non-compliance, responding to regulator investigations and avoiding compliance action against Council. This included briefing Council staff on regulator’s powers and requirements in preparation for regulator inspections of over 20 of the facilities.
Advised on issues associated with the future of electricity generation from brown coal in the context of State carbon reduction targets and projected policy constraints on the greenhouse gas intensity of future coal-fuelled power stations.
Comprehensive range of services to a high standard - We find the firm’s advice to be commercial, practical and always on point.