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Title: Environmental snapshot for the East of England (summary report)
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
This document provides an overview of the work of the Environment Agency in the Anglian Region. The Environment Agency which has approximately 1600 staff and carries out 6.2M of expenditure in this region, is a major stakeholder in ensuring that future growth contributes to the goal of sustainable development and that the environment is at the heart of future decision making. This booklet is intended to be a summary of the larger report and highlights some of the key issues. The East of England Region comprises the counties of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Hertfordshire. This region has extensive sparsely populated rural areas and coastline interspersed with metropolitan centres, around which urban populations and industry have developed. Key environmental issues which need to be addressed in future regional strategies areas follows: ensuring the prudent use of natural resources in one of England's fastest growing regions; ensuring the sustainable water management of England's driest region; restoring the quality of degraded habitats and reclaim fen and reedbed habitats that have been lost; considering climate change scenarios and the implication of flood risks.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Environment AgencyWater qualityEnvironmental managementAir qualityLand useNature conservation
Geographic Keywords: EA AnglianEast Anglia
Extent: 11
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