Latest News for: Environment regulations


Tanya Plibersek declares environment ‘is back front and centre’ in Australia at UN ocean conference

The Observer 27 Jun 2022
... environment law. The legal action is an attempt to force Plibersek to assess the project under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act rather than the offshore energy regulator, the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority.

Intravenous Infusions announces increase in revenue of 9.6% for 2021 financial year

Joy Online 27 Jun 2022
Osei said. He stated the board will oversee the transformation of the company to meet the challenges of the ever-changing business environment in the country. “Transparency, accountability and internal controls have been paramount in our dealings with management, regulators and government institutions in general ... Mr ... .

Meditation Connects Your Mind and Body

Mercola 27 Jun 2022
“Through meditation, we get better acquainted with the behavior of our minds, and we enhance our ability to regulate our experience of our environment, rather than letting our environment dictate how we experience life ... Indeed, neuroplasticity allows the nerve cells in your brain to adjust to new situations and changes in their environment.

Regulatory capture vs Masungi Geopark project

The Manila Times 26 Jun 2022
Environment officials should be the first and staunchest defenders of our natural environment. Sadly, as the experience in Masungi shows, they behave at worst, more like defenders of those who threaten the environment, or at best bureaucrats shaking in their boots when they are sued by powerful companies for implementing environmental regulations.

RBI’s RRA merits replication for other sectors as well

Financial Express 26 Jun 2022
RBI had set up RRA in 2021 to ‘reduce the compliance burden on Regulated Entities (REs) by streamlining the regulatory instructions and rationalising reporting requirements’. Often, there are complaints that India’s regulatory environment is complex and burdensome. In this regard, RBI establishing an authority to streamline regulations is welcome.

Oyster and kelp farmers join calls to future-proof NSW south coast’s blue economy

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
Research in Tasmania shows overfishing of natural urchin predators in the state’s waters has destroyed the kelp canopy that regulates ocean acidity and removes carbon from the atmosphere. The state treasurer and former environment minister, Matt Kean, answered “yes” when asked in late 2020 whether he intended to restore the sanctuary zones.

Two biggest cryptocurrency scams detailed — here's how to avoid

Interesting Engineering 26 Jun 2022
When one of our students told us they were going to drop out of college in August 2021, it wasn’t the first time we’d heard of someone ending their studies prematurely ... Crypto takes off ... ... They include ... For example, the regulations that currently apply to financial advice and products could be extended to the cryptocurrency environment.

Greeley, Weld County leaders highlight hits and misses from the 2022 legislative session

The Tribune Greeley 26 Jun 2022
... James said, comparing it to the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment’s relationship with its state counterpart ... Meanwhile, HB 22-1244 passed, creating a new program in the Department of Public Health and Environment to regulate toxic air contaminants.

Russia Slashes Environmental Protections as War Rages, Economic Crisis Looms

Moscow Times 25 Jun 2022
Either way, as the war drags on and Russia’s economic problems deepen, there is likely to be no let up in efforts by officials and businesses to scrap regulations designed to protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions ... Environment , Climate change , Ukraine war.

PRC inks memo on Carbon Neutral Program Convergence

Manila Bulletin 25 Jun 2022
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), together with its partner agencies, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Carbon Neutral Program Convergence, aiming to further recognize sustainable forestry and help mitigate climate change ... and the Professional Regulation ...

Albania to Start Taxing Crypto Profits From Next Year (Report)

CryptoPotato 25 Jun 2022
Albania’s Crypto Environment. In 2020, the Balkan country displayed its intentions to regulate the local cryptocurrency sector by passing a law called “Financial markets based on distributed ledger technology.” The legislation caused a significant controversy as ...

DeSantis vetoes bill that would have punished local governments for regulating business

Tampa Bay Times 25 Jun 2022
Opponents said it would be an expensive burden for taxpayers, encourage frivolous lawsuits, prevent efforts to crack down on such things as puppy mills, regulate bar hours, and to restrict bans on products that harm the environment.

We need to formulate a structured gaming law that allows players to enjoy the thrills ...

Indian Express 25 Jun 2022
States have the power to regulate or prohibit such activity ... The government recently constituted a four-member committee to examine issues related to online gaming and make recommendations for the promulgation of an ordinance to regulate the sector ... Regulation and responsible gaming will provide players with a secure and trustworthy environment.

Women of color react to SCOTUS decision overturning abortion rights

The Hill 25 Jun 2022
Linda Goler Blount was just a child in 1973 when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Roe v. Wade, legalizing access to abortion for women nationwide ... Blount was, ironically, at the gynecologist when the news broke ... Wade ... Supreme Court’s abortion ruling is watershed moment Energy & EnvironmentClimate regulations could be next in court crosshairs.

"Sweeping regulatory reform" needed for glyphosate

GM Watch 24 Jun 2022
The paper concludes, "Sweeping regulatory reform is urgently needed to prevent further harm to humans, animals, and the environment At present, governments are narrowly focused on bolstering the economy via the huge profits made by giant corporations selling pesticides and GMOs, and regulators work closely with these industries.

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