Clean Air and Water Resources Amendment Bill Public Consultations Conclude on 10 July

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reminds the public that the Clean Air and Water Resources Amendment Bill Public Consultations will conclude on July 10.


Launched on June 19, the three-week consultation period provides a valuable opportunity for stakeholders to review and offer feedback on the proposed environmental policies, and DENR would like to clarify the following points:


Ample Review Time— The three-week consultation period ensured stakeholders had sufficient time to thoroughly examine the proposed policies and provide thoughtful feedback. This duration aligns with best practices for public consultations, ensuring ample time for review and response.


Proactive Engagement The DENR made significant efforts to foster comprehensive stakeholder engagement. At the outset of the consultation period, the DENR reached out directly to all relevant environmental groups and provided opportunities for detailed ‘one-on-one’ discussions by the technical team about the consultation materials.


Continued Submission Opportunities — Although the official consultation period concludes on July 10, the DENR remains committed to listening to all voices. Individuals and organizations can continue to submit their feedback directly via email This ensures that valuable insights can be shared beyond the formal consultation timeline.


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources extends its gratitude to all who have provided their feedback and reaffirms its dedication to an open and transparent consultation process.


We encourage all stakeholders to use the remaining time to share their valuable insights and feedback by visiting Your input is essential in shaping effective and sustainable environmental policies.

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