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Title: Enhancing the environment : 25 case studies from Thames Region
Author: Environment Agency Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
The role of the Environment Agency in the Town and Country Planning system is that of a statutory consultee. It has the right to be consulted on a range of categories of planning applications. The Environment Agency takes a proactive approach towards its involvement in the planning system and we see this as an integral part of our work to protect and enhance the environment. One of the primary pressures on the Agency will continue to be the environmental impact of new development. It is therefore essential for Agency staff to identify at the planning stages - be it pre-planning or consent enquiries, planning applications, land drainage consent applications or development plans - how the Environment Agency's interests can be protected and furthered through partnerships with external bodies including local authorities, industry and environment groups. This has resulted in the achievement of a wide range of environmental enhancements, that the Environment Agency has secured through the planning and land drainage consenting systems. The following selection of case studies illustrate all the kinds of enhancements listed opposite. Many of the case studies illustrate more than one category.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Urban planningEnvironmental planningSustainable developmentRiver rehabilitationIndustrial developmentRiversRiverbank protection
Geographic Keywords: Greater LondonThamesOxfordshireBuckinghamshire
Extent: 26
Total file downloads: 302

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