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Title: North Devon streams : consultation report, October 1996
Author: Environment AgencySouth West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP) Consultation Report gives you the opportunity to comment on environmental problems or our work, it: describes the environmental resources of the area; explains how these resources are affected by human uses or pressures; outlines issues where we, or others, need to take action to address problems in the environment. The following sections are included: Catchment Characteristics: This chapter provides a brief and general introduction to the area describing its key environmental resources. Human Activities and Pressures on the Environment: We all place increasing demands on the environment but expect it to be protected from harm. This section looks at the main pressures that are put on the environment. S tate of the Environment: In this section we look at different aspects of environmental media such as air, water and land and consider what standards are available to allow us to assess the state of the environment within and between these media. Summary of Issues and Actions: Throughout this report we raise issues. These issues and options for action are summarised in this section. The North Devon Streams Catchment drains an area of 225 km2. It lies predominantly within the County of Devon with a small area crossing the border to Somerset, and consists of all those streams which discharge to a 56 km stretch of North Devon coast between Saunton Down and Foreland Point.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: ConsultationLocal action plans (EA)Water qualityFlood controlRiversNature conservationEnvironmental managementEnvironmental planningRiver fisheriesBiodiversity
Geographic Keywords: North Devon catchmentDevonLyn (Devon)
Extent: 87
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1141
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