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Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales

3rd Edition

By Rosemary Lyster, Zada Lipman, Nicola Franklin, Graeme Wiffen, Linda Pearson

Federation Press – 2012 – 780 pages

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Description

The key changes in this edition concern planning and assessment, energy and climate law. The book continues to provide effective integration of planning and assessment provisions with environmental law topics such as pollution control, broadly defined; the protection of biodiversity and heritage; natural resource issues such as energy and water; global and domestic attempts to deal with climate change; and corporate social responsibility. The focus goes beyond NSW to take account of international as well as national developments, including detailed analysis of the relevant Commonwealth law.

Contents

Overview of Environmental Law in Australia, Managing Environmental Conflict

Land Use Planning, Development Control and Project Approval, Environmental Assessment in New South Wales, Commonwealth Assessment and Approvals under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth), Energy and Climate Law, Water, Integrated Natural Resource Management, Conserving Biodiversity

Protected Areas, Heritage, Pollution, Waste and Contaminated Land, Chemicals and Dangerous Goods, Corporate Social Responsibility.

Author Bio

Rosemary Lyster

Rosemary Lyster is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, and Director of the Australian Centre for Environmental Law (Sydney).

Rosemary teaches Energy Law, Water Law, GMOs and Environmental Law, Environmental Dispute Resolution, Asia Pacific Environmental Law and Comparative Environmental Law.

Rosemary is co-editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law and the Energy and Water, and Special Editor of the Environmental Planning and Law Journal. Rosemary is a member of the IUCN – The World Conservation Union Commission on Environmental Law. She is Chair of the Commission’s Special Working Group on Water and Wetlands, and is a member of the Special Working Group on Energy and Climate Change.

Titles by Rosemary Lyster:

•Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales - Forthcoming Release

Zada Lipman

Zada Lipman is a Professor in the Division of Law, Macquarie University. Over the past twenty five years, she has been teaching and researching in the area of environmental law. She is currently teaching pollution law and planning law.

Zada is the Australian editor of the Environmental Liability Journal and is the New South Wales and Pollution Special Editor of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal.

Zada is a member of the IUCN – the World Conservation Union Commission on Environmental Law. She is a member of the Commission’s Special Working Group on Enforcement and Compliance and a member of the Special Working Group on Oceans, Coasts and Coral Reefs.

Titles by Zada Lipman:

•Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales - Forthcoming Release

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Description: By Rosemary Lyster, Zada Lipman, Nicola Franklin, Graeme Wiffen, Linda Pearson. The key changes in this edition concern planning and assessment, energy and climate law. The book continues to provide effective integration of planning and assessment provisions with environmental law topics such as pollution control, broadly defined;...
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