NSW Court of Appeal reserves decision on validity of Waste to Energy regulations

Ian Malouf’s The Next Generation (TNG) appealed against the decision by the NSW Land and Environment Court that the NSW Thermal Waste to Energy regulation is valid. You can read earlier reports on the case here and here. The NSW Court of Appeal heard the appeal on March 6, 2023 and reserved its decision on… Continue reading NSW Court of Appeal reserves decision on validity of Waste to Energy regulations

Poor air quality caused by Hazelwood coalmine fire linked to long term health impacts

Smoking fire at the Hazelwood open-cut mine in Melbourne (AAP Image/Incident Control Centre hazelwood).

A study conducted on the 2014 Hazelwood fires has revealed dangerous long-term health effects of coalmine fires on communities following increased exposure to toxic particles known as PM2.5.