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Title: Fal and St Austell streams : consultation report
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Fal and St Austell Streams Catchment is an area of great diversity that is influenced by a variety of land uses, most notably the St Austell china clay area in the east of the catchment, and farming and historic metalliferous mining throughout. The catchment makes an important contribution to the rural economy through agriculture, china clay extraction and tourism, and contains internationally important habitats and species. This Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP) slots into a sequence of Catchment Management Plans (CMPs) which were being prepared by the NRA to cover all river catchments in England and Wales. The Environment Agency will use LEAPs to cover the same topics as Catchment Management Plans but they will also deal with other topics to cover the full range of our responsibilities. A holistic approach to environmental management is required to plan for sustainability and improvement. LEAPs allow the full range of management issues to be identified and considered within a geographical area which is both relevant and meaningful. They are strategic in nature, since individual catchments cover large areas of land, often straddling local authority boundaries.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1997
Publication Place: Bodmin
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)ConsultationCatchment managementEnvironmental managementEnvironmental planningWater qualityRiversRiver fisheriesWaste managementPollution controlFlood controlSewageMiningNature conservation
Geographic Keywords: St Austell (Cornwall)Fal (Cornwall)West Cornwall and the Fal catchmentFalmouth
Extent: 154
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:813
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