Draft remake of the Environment Regulations published for comment

08 December, 2021

The Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources has commenced a consultation process to seek feedback on the exposure draft of the remake of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009 (Environment Regulations). 

The remake contains no substantive policy change and a full review of the environmental regulatory regime for offshore petroleum activities is anticipated to commence in mid‑2022.

Comments can be made on Consultation Hub until 11.59pm AEDT on 8 March 2022.

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