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Title: Lune local environment agency plan : consultation report February 1998
Author: Environment Agency North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
A 'LEAP' is the Environment Agency's integrated local management plan, for identifying and assessing, prioritising and solving local environmental issues related to the Agency's functions, taking into account the views of the Agencys local customers. The outcome of the process is a local agenda of integrated action for environmental improvement in order to optimise benefit for the local environment. The Lune and its tributaries drain an area of 1223 sq kms. It is one of the largest rivers in the North West of England. Rising at Ravenstonedale Common in Cumbria, it flows west to Tebay before turning southwards towards its confluence with the Irish Sea west of Lancaster, a total distance of 105km. Compared to many rivers in the Region, the Lune is relatively undeveloped and this is reflected in a vast range of wildlife. There are many designations for specific species and habitats. The Lune together with Morecambe Bay forms an area not only of local significance, but of regional, national and international importance.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1998
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)RiversWater qualityCatchment managementEnvironmental managementEnvironmental planningRiver fisheriesWater abstractionRecreationHydrologyConsultation
Geographic Keywords: Lune catchmentLune (Cumbria)CumbriaLancashire
Extent: 107
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1022
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