Resources

Below are some Favourite links we use as resources

Environmental Consulting

NEPM 2013 – National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure 1999 (amended 2013): https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2013C00288

CLM Act 1997 – Contaminated land – record of notices kept under section 58 of the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997.  This record is maintained by OEH in accordance with Part 5 of the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 (CLM Act)L:  http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/prclmapp/searchregister.aspx

Planning NSW – Need to know more about planning for major projects in NSW? Go to: www.planning.nsw.gov.au

EIANZ – For more information on the EIANZ go to: www.eianz.org

CEnv P – Details on the certification program: www.cenvp.org

BOM – Bureau of Meteorology for historical weather records on rainfall, atmospheric pressure, temperature and windspeed for use in landfill gas or volatile vapour assessments  http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/?ref=hdr

NSW EPA – NSW EPA Website  http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/clm/index.htm

Six Viewer – Six viewer for identifying land, obtaining land coordinates and land dimensions http://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/

Groundwater Search – Groundwater bore search: http://allwaterdata.water.nsw.gov.au/water.stm

Council Search – To confirm council governing a site we check the following site https://www.olg.nsw.gov.au/find-my-council

All Environmental Legislation – We confirm on Austlii legal search: http://www.austlii.edu.au/

NAEM http://www.naem.org – Founded in 1990, NAEM is a professional association that empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability. As the largest network for Environmental, Health and Safety, and Sustainability decision-makers in the United States, NAEM provide peer-led educational conferences and an active community for sharing solutions to today’s corporate EHS and Sustainability management challenges.

Auditing

Section 105 of the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997(CLM Act) allows the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to make or approve guidelines for purposes connected with the objects of the Act. These guidelines must be taken into consideration by the EPA whenever they are relevant and by accredited site auditors when conducting a site audit. They are also used by contaminated land consultants in undertaking investigation, remediation, validation and reporting on contaminated sites:  http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/clm/guidelines.htm

AOCEL – The American College of Environmental Lawyers (www.aocel.org) posted a recent blog (dated 26 July 2016) on monitored natural attenuation (MNA) at chlorinated solvent and other groundwater contamination sites, entitled: The Data Don’t Lie: Has MNA Science Outpaced Site Decision-Making? (http://www.acoel.org/post/2016/07/26/The-Data-Don%E2%80%99t-Lie-Has-MNA-Science-Outpaced-Site-Decision-Making.aspx).

Sustainability Consulting

Green Biz – One of the best websites to keep up to date with regards to sustainability management in the work, in particular with leaders of industry – https://www.greenbiz.com/

AOCEL – The American College of Environmental Lawyers (www.aocel.org) posted a recent blog (dated 26 July 2016) on monitored natural attenuation (MNA) at chlorinated solvent and other groundwater contamination sites, entitled: The Data Don’t Lie: Has MNA Science Outpaced Site Decision-Making? (http://www.acoel.org/post/2016/07/26/The-Data-Don%E2%80%99t-Lie-Has-MNA-Science-Outpaced-Site-Decision-Making.aspx).

AODP – The Asset Owners Disclosure Project is an independent not-for-profit global organisation whose objective is to protect asset owners from the risks posed by climate change. It does this by working with pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations and universities to improve the level of disclosure and industry best practice. The AODP latest publication “Global Climate 500 Index 2016” (http://aodproject.net/global-climate-500-index-2016/) was launched on 1 May 2016, against a backdrop of positive change

http://www.robecosam.com/ – keeping up to date with the DJSI and what’s cutting edge

https://www.globalreporting.org/ – Global reporting initiative website

http://www.sba.asn.au/sba/ – sustainable business Australia

http://sharedvalue.org/ – creating shared value – social/community investment/programs

Knowledge is Power

Keeping in touch with what’s happening: