In September 2012, the NSW Government released the Strategic Regional Land Use Policy (Policy) to provide greater protection for valuable agricultural land and water resources from the impacts of mining and coal seam gas proposals.
In order to implement a number of measures outlined in the Policy, the NSW Government has recently announced proposed amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) 2007 (Mining SEPP) and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (EPA Regulation) which are on exhibition until 14 December 2012.
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