Landserv teamed with DLA Piper recently to present to a group of planning and property clients on the topics of Potentially Contaminated Land and Planning around Landfills in Victoria. The presentation included a snapshot of PCL and landfills in the clients’ region, recent developments in Victoria, and overview of environmental protection regulatory framework, sources of legal obligation and liability/ contaminated land litigation,  Environmental assessments and audits – types of assessment, types of audit, requirements for different circumstances, recent inquiries and likely reform – PCL Advisory Committee, VAGO audit and EPA contaminated environments review, planning implications of the Landfill Best Practice Environmental Management guideline and the status of landfill gas risk assessment in Victoria.
Please direct any enquiries on these subjects to Jonathan Thom on T: 03 96460833.