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Title: Darent LEAP : environmental overview
Author: Environment Agency Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
This Environmental Overview has been prepared to provide supporting information to the Darent Area Local Environment Agency Plan (LEAP) for the next five years. It is a factual description and analysis of the environment in the Darent Catchment and the stresses and strains that are acting upon it. A series of issues has been developed from this review and they have been carried forward into the separate LEAP Consultation Draft. This allows consideration by the Agency, its partners and those individuals and organisations generally interested in the local environment so that the relative importance of local concerns can be identified. After this consultation the LEAP Action Plan is prepared to provide a five year programme for addressing these issues. The Overview has been prepared in the context of the Agencys overall aim to protect and enhance the whole environment, thus contributing to sustainable development. The term sustainable development is most commonly taken to mean development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. A Kent Area LEAP has been issued as an overarching plan to address major environmental issues of strategic importance to the Kent Area as a whole. This document is a catchment based LEAP focussing on more specific issues local to the Darent area.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: Local action plans (EA)Catchment managementCatchment basinsBiodiversityWater qualityRiver fisheriesFlood controlWaste managementAir qualityLand useRivers
Geographic Keywords: DarentDarent catchmentKent (county)
Extent: 65
Total file downloads: 290

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