North Coast Environment Council v Minister for Resources and Sawmillers Export Pty Ltd (SEPL) (No 2)

EDO acted for NCEC in challenging a woodchip export licence issued by the Minister for Resources in relation to woodchips derived from the forests of the North Coast of NSW. The case was settled on the day of the hearing when the company (Sawmillers Exports, a subsidiary of Boral Ltd) surrendered its licence and a new licence was issued on the spot by the Federal Minister for Resources. EDO NSW was successful in recovering its costs.