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Annual Report 2002-2003 National Environment Protection Council



Annual Report 2002-2003 National Environment Protection Council

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Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT






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Relevant Commonwealth agencies report that they are liaising closely with appropriate State government authorities and/or with waste contractors to ensure that the requirements o f the NEPM are met. One agency, the Australian Antarctic Division (Department o f the Environment and Heritage), has had its compliance with the NEPM greatly facilitated by the Tasmanian State departments development of a protocol to help implement the NEPM. PART 3 - A S SES S M E N T OF NEPM EFFECTIVENESS____________________________ The Commonwealth notes the progress o f States and Territories in working towards a consistent approach to the implementation and continuous improvement of the operation of the NEPM, and no agencies reporting on the NEPM indicated any problems in meeting the requirements o f the NEPM. Im plem entation sum m ary and evaluation 168 N a tio n a l E n v iro n m e n t.P ro te c tio n C o u n cil a n n u a l r e p o r t 2 0 0 2 - 2 0 0 3

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