environmentally sensitive area


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environmentally sensitive area

A place that is vulnerable to a negative environmental impact, such as a flood plain, a wetland, an area where noise levels are excessively high, or an EPA- designated plant, fish, and animal habitat.
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Mr Bennett began planting and restoring native hedgerows eight years ago with the help of a Government grant awarded to farmers to improve habitat in environmentally sensitive areas.
Then it was on to Llandre Farm at Pumsaint near Lampeter, where the ministers toured the farm's dairy and sheep enterprises as well as viewing the Environmentally Sensitive Area Scheme agreement.
VALENCIA - A 2,500-home subdivision proposed by The Newhall Land and Farming Company for an environmentally sensitive area of San Francisquito Canyon has drawn the ire of residents and environmentalist groups.
It will involve uprating environmentally sensitive area schemes on the Shropshire and Cotswold Hills, including hedgerow restoration.
Our goal is to adapt these major water system improvements, with special emphasis on their aesthetics, so that they will blend into the natural surroundings of this environmentally sensitive area.
However, some farmers, are already paid to open up under the Countryside Stewardship and Environmentally Sensitive Area schemes.
I was shocked to read about a new film lab moving into an environmentally sensitive area ``Cinetech moves to Valencia'' (Business, June 8).
Low Way Farm, at Holwick, was one of the first in the region to sign up to the North Pennines Environmentally Sensitive Area scheme more than 10 years ago.
Though the council did not endorse the roadway, which would cut through an environmentally sensitive area, it allowed for the possibility of some kind of road that could connect The Old Road between Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway.
We take great pride in the safety and environmental record achieved by our personnel during ARCO's 27 years of operation in this environmentally sensitive area.
Tucked behind the gates of the Navy base, the environmentally sensitive area includes wetlands, sand flats and mud flats.
The deposit is situated in an environmentally sensitive area, and the mine plan has been carefully designed to minimize the impact of the operation on other natural resources.

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