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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations remake: exposure draft

The Department of Industries, Science, Energy and Resources is inviting feedback on the exposure draft of the remake of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009 (Environment Regulations).


The Environment Regulations aim to ensure that activities in these areas are:

  • undertaken in a manner that is consistent with ecologically sustainable development

  • in line with the objective that environmental impacts and risks are reduced to as low as reasonably practicable and are of an acceptable level.

The Environment Regulations, made under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, are scheduled to sunset (ceasing to be law) on 1 April 2024.


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