Australia’s environment laws have been “white-anted with loopholes” and non-compliance takes place on a “scandalously huge scale”, a Senate inquiry into threatened species has heard. Environment groups tell Senate inquiry there’s ‘massive and pervasive non-compliance with legislation’.

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the Guardian—Environment groups tell Senate inquiry there’s ‘massive and pervasive non-compliance with legislation’

Group takes aim at Oklahoma’s failure-to-protect law. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After Robert Braxton Jr. was convicted of beating his girlfriend’s children, he was sentenced in 2006 to probation and two years already served in jail while awaiting trial for the abuse,…