"For the first time, climate change has been cited in a legal battle to prevent the coal mine from going ahead".Read more
The hearing into the proposed Rocky Hill coal mine at Gloucester opened in the Land and Environment Court in Sydney last Monday 13 August 2018.Read more
EDO NSW has assisted the Kangy Angy Residents Group in saving potential habitat for the critically endangered Regent Honeyeater and Swift Parrot from being destroyed.Read more
Our Principal Solicitor Elaine Johnson has featured in an Australian Geographic portrait of an Australian environmental lawyer.Read more
In a landmark hearing in Australian courts which starts next Monday 13 August, expert evidence will be given that the Rocky Hill Coal Project at Gloucester must be rejected to ensure the global Paris climate target to keep temperature rise to less than two degrees Celsius is met.Read more
EDO NSW Solicitor Emily Long is in the Hunter Valley today presenting legal submissions to the Independent Planning Commission on the proposal by Yancoal to change the terms of its Court-made approval for the South East Open Cut Coal mine.Read more
Our Principal Solicitor Elaine Johnson spoke on Tuesday’s AM program on ABC radio, to say Indian mining giant Adani's proposal to pump water from a river to its planned Carmichael Mine must be approved by the Federal Environment Minister before it can go ahead.Read more
The legal challenge by Humane Society International Australia (HSI), represented by EDO NSW, to the Queensland Government’s lethal shark control program in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has seen seven shark species removed as targets.
The seven species must now be released if discovered hooked alive on a drumline.Read more
The Environmental Defenders Offices of Australia (EDOA) have joined nine international and Indonesian public interest environmental law organisations to file an amici curiae brief (friends of the court) to assist a Denpasar Court as it hears a lawsuit about the proposed expansion of Celukan Bawang coal-fired power plant in Bali.