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Title: Bristol Avon : action plan : March 2000
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Environment Agency has a wide range of duties and powers relating to different aspects of environmental management. At the heart of sustainable development is the integration of human needs and the environment. The creation of the Agency was a recognition of the need to take a more integrated and longer-term view of environmental management at a national level. We have to reflect this in the way we work and decisions we make. At a local level, the local authorities are the focus for community action to work towards a more sustainable way of life. This is part of the global Local Agenda 21 initiative which we are committed to support. Taking a long-term perspective will require us to anticipate risks and encourage precaution, particularly where impacts on the environment may have long-term effects, or are irreversible. We must develop our role to educate and inform society, as well as carry out our prevention and enforcement activities to ensure the environment is protected and enhanced. This Bristol Avon LEAP Action Plan takes into account the results of consultation and views expressed. It contains a list of actions that consider costs and benefits, and identify time-scales and partner organisations. These agreed actions will be incorporated into the Agency's annual business plans.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Somerset
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)River fisheriesRiversBiodiversityNature conservationWaste disposalCatchment managementAir qualityClimate changeEnvironment Agency
Geographic Keywords: Bristol AvonBristol Avon and North Somerset Streams catchment
Extent: 87
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:391
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