Greens promise new laws on air pollution, greenhouse gases, invasive species, water resources and vulnerable habitats

The Greens will push for two new environmental agencies, including a regulator with wide-ranging powers to tackle climate change and land-clearing, adding pressure to Labor to provide detail to its own policy pledge.

In the new policy the Greens promise laws to expand federal oversight of environmental issues, including the creation of an environment commission to develop protection plans and an environmental protection agency with “real powers” of enforcement.

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