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Title: Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire single programming document 1997-1999 : objective 2 : environment section
Author: Environment Agency North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This high level report on the GMLC area (Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire) provides and environmental profile and appraisal. The quality of the environment has a bearing on the attractiveness of an area as a place to invest, live and work in, and also to visit. Any increase in inward investment, development and tourism can, however, lead to an increase in pressures on the environment in terms of land use, transport, use of natural resources and generation of waste and pollutants. The Objective 2 programme covering the GMLC area for the period 1997 to 1999 has the potential to generate sustainable improvement in the quality of the environment, particularly in the context of: regeneration of derelict land; encouraging the use of public transport, by developing cycling and walking at appropriate sites; promoting initiatives to improve the quality of the environment so as to increase the potential for tourism; improving environmental awareness and environmental best practice through training programmes; facilitating research activities in areas of clean technology, energy efficiency and waste minimisation. As required under EC Regulation 2081/93, this section provides a prior appraisal of the potential environmental impact of the proposed GMLC Objective 2 programme. The Appraisal consists of the following parts: A profile for the GMLC Area providing baseline information for selected key environmental themes; An environmental appraisal carried out at measure, priority and programme level. This section incorporates the legislative and administrative framework within which the Objective 2 programme will operate as far as the environment is concerned.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: Air qualityEnvironmental managementEnvironmental policiesEnvironmental planningWater qualityWaste managementNature conservation
Geographic Keywords: CheshireGreater ManchesterLancashire
Extent: 64
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:919
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