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Annual Report 2010-2011 National Environment Protection Council

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Title

Annual Report 2010-2011 National Environment Protection Council

Other title

Tabled paper 1729

Collection

Tabled papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2012-02-22

Description

Deemed paper

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/280788

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/415586

Page content

National Environmental Protection Council annual report 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 162 M O V E M E N T O F C O N T R O L L E D W A ST E B E T W E E N S TA T E S A N D T E R R IT O R IE S N E PM PART 1 GENERAL INFORMATION NEPM details Title: National Environment Protection Council (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) Measure. Made by Council: 26 June 1998. Commencement date: 8 July 1998 (advertised in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. GN 27, 8 July 1998, p. 2212). NEPM goal (or purpose) The desired goal for the National Environment Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) Measure is set out in clause 11 of the measure as follows: The national environment protection goal of this Measure is to assist in achieving the desired environmental outcomes set out in clause 12 by providing a basis for ensuring that controlled wastes which are to be moved between states and territories are properly identified, transported, and otherwise handled in ways which are consistent with environmentally sound practices for the management of these wastes. Desired environmental outcomes The desired environmental outcome for the National Environment Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) Measure is set out in clause 12 of the Measure as follows: The desired environmental outcomes of this Measure are to minimise the potential for adverse impacts associated with the movement of controlled waste on the environment and human health. Evaluation criteria The National Environment Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) Measure has been evaluated against the evaluation criteria for this NEPM. NEPC Report on the implementation of the Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories NEPM


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