Review of rail environment regulation

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking comments on a position paper which proposes amendments to the current regulatory framework for railway systems activities under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

The EPA undertook a review to determine the most effective framework to regulate the impacts of rail construction and operational rail activities on the NSW environment and community. The review identified that the current regulatory framework has not achieved the level of on-the-ground benefits for the environment and the community that had been intended.

The EPA is proposing changes to the regulatory framework to address this.

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking comments on a position paper which proposes amendments to the current regulatory framework for railway systems activities under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

The EPA undertook a review to determine the most effective framework to regulate the impacts of rail construction and operational rail activities on the NSW environment and community. The review identified that the current regulatory framework has not achieved the level of on-the-ground benefits for the environment and the community that had been intended.

The EPA is proposing changes to the regulatory framework to address this.

  • Public exhibition for this position paper is from 3 September 2014 to 8 October 2014.

    During this period, members of the public are invited to comment on the document:

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    Online

    Make a submission online using the form below.

    email icon

    By email

    Email your submission to:  rail.review@epa.nsw.gov.au

    post icon

    By mail

    Post your written submission to:

    POEO Rail Sector Regulatory Review
    Reform and Compliance Branch
    Environment Protection Authority
    PO Box A290
    Sydney South NSW 1232

    Public exhibition for this position paper is from 3 September 2014 to 8 October 2014.

    During this period, members of the public are invited to comment on the document:

    online icon

    Online

    Make a submission online using the form below.

    email icon

    By email

    Email your submission to:  rail.review@epa.nsw.gov.au

    post icon

    By mail

    Post your written submission to:

    POEO Rail Sector Regulatory Review
    Reform and Compliance Branch
    Environment Protection Authority
    PO Box A290
    Sydney South NSW 1232

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