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Title: Middle Severn : second annual review - January 2000
Author: Environment Agency Midlands Region
Document Type: Monograph
This Annual Review summarises the progress made in achieving targets to improve the local environment in the Middle Severn area in the year December 1998 to November 1999. Good progress has been made by many parties responsible for carrying out the actions that were planned for the year, either as individual organisations or in collaborative projects. Of the 81 actions planned for the year, progress has been made on all but 6, and 20 have been completed. However, competing priorities and the increased demands upon limited funds this year have meant that we have not been able to progress some actions as much as we would have hoped. The Middle Severn plan area lies mainly within the Counties of Shropshire and Worcestershire. It also includes Telford an Wrekin unitary authority, and smaller parts of Staffordshire, Wrexham County Borough and Powys County, and covers an area of 2,634 square kilometres. The area is valued for its rich natural beauty and areas of unspoilt countryside. The area is one of contrasts with two distinct domains: the flatter landscape of the Shropshire Plain in the north and the more undulating, wooded Severn valley to the south, the two areas being separated by the Ironbridge Gorge. The rural nature of the area is reflected by the fact that only around 5% of the area is urban.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2000
Publication Place: Shropshire
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)Environmental planningEnvironmental managementCatchment managementWater qualityRiversPollution controlWaste managementRiver fisheriesBiodiversity
Geographic Keywords: SevernShropshireWorcestershireShropshire Middle Severn catchment
Extent: 37
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