The ACCC has taken the first steps in its east coast gas market inquiry.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority has fined Richmond Valley Council $8,000 after a big sewage spill.

The Nationals have failed in a bid to make the Northern Rivers of New South Wales coal seam gas free.

A new ruling could allow Canberra households to be hit with an average rate rise of about $8 a year on combined water and sewerage bills.

Environmentalists say the Queensland Government provided “special treatment” for a controversial $2 billion irrigation project in the state's far north.

A new study says the first backboned animals to step out of water and walk on dry land were from Australia.

A delegation of Australian water science and marine bio-technology experts are seeking new markets in China.

An expert review has accused Central Queensland utility Sunwater of failing to warn downstream residents before it released massive amounts of water from Callide Dam during a cyclone early last year.

Tasmania’s treasurer says the state’s water body, TasWater, is missing out on millions of dollars that could be invested in infrastructure upgrades.

The Group of Seven world leaders’ conference in Germany has finished with a pledge to ‘decarbonise’ the global economy.

The competition regulator has released an issues paper for the East Coast Gas Inquiry.

Since China’s President Xi Jinping passed a revised Environmental Protection Act earlier this year, the government has worked quickly to clean up its act, along with the nation’s notoriously polluted air and water.

Environmentalists say new NSW planning laws could allow mining companies to pay to damage sensitive swamps that supply Sydney's drinking water.

The Federal Environment Minister has defended the coal industry against what it says are attacks by environmentalists.

A small Victorian council says it is sick of the inaction on an important water infrastructure project.

Goulburn-Murray Water has a new leader, and there are already calls for job cuts and reforms.

In an Australian first, a disused gold mine in Queensland will be turned into a huge hydro-electric energy system.

Queensland’s Industrial Relations minister has been accused of some union-linked dodginess over water meters.

A new report suggests that subsea copper mining is more sustainable than doing it on land.

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