The NSW Court of Appeal reserved its decision March 6 on whether the NSW Thermal Waste to Energy regulation is valid. The regulation became part of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act (PEO Act) last year. If the regulation is found to be invalid, it is unlawful and therefore cannot be applied to any… Continue reading NSW Court of Appeal reserves decision on validity of Waste to Energy regulations
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News and research on the health and other impacts of pollution.
Poor air quality caused by Hazelwood coalmine fire linked to long term health impacts
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.