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Title: Medway LEAP : environmental overview : January 1999
Author: Environment Agency Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
This Environmental Overview has been prepared to provide supporting information to the Medway Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP) Consultation Draft. It is a factual description and analysis of the Medway catchment environment and the associated environmental stresses and strains. From this review a series of issues have emerged which have been carried forward into the LEAP Consultation Draft for consideration by the Agency, its partners and those individuals and organisations generally interested in the local environment. The framework for measuring the state of the environment has been derived from the Environment Agency publication Viewpoints on the Environment. This has identified six viewpoints from which the Agency monitors the environment: Land use and environmental resources, Key biological populations, communities and biodiversity, Compliance with environmental standards and targets, The health of the environment, Long term reference sites, and Aesthetic quality. This LEAP follows the Area based LEAP produced for the Kent Area of the Environment Agency. The Kent LEAP focused on strategic issues in the area; this catchment LEAP supplements the information provided in the Kent LEAP and addresses more local issues particular to the Medway catchment.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Addington
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)RiversWater qualityCatchment managementEnvironmental managementEnvironmental planningFlood controlNature conservationBiodiversityWaste managementPollution control
Geographic Keywords: Kent (county)Medway (Sussex, Kent)Medway catchment
Extent: 105; + index
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