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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I was shocked to read about a new film lab moving into an environmentally sensitive area ``Cinetech moves to Valencia'' (Business, June 8).
This is an environmentally sensitive area, and we take that very seriously," said Teresa Rodgers, the Corps' lead environmental geologist with the project.
Tempa Rossa oilfield, situated in southern Italy s Basilicata region, an environmentally sensitive area that covers the Gallipoli Cognato regional park and the Pollino national park.
Tucked behind the gates of the Navy base, the environmentally sensitive area includes wetlands, sand flats and mud flats.
The land is also located in an environmentally sensitive area which includes a bald eagle nesting habitat.
It was a difficult decision to leave these blocks where we have worked so closely with communities and demonstrated our ability to work responsibly in an environmentally sensitive area, said Larry Archibald, senior vice president of exploration for ConocoPhillips.
What's worse, the city couldn't have picked a more environmentally sensitive area to wreak havoc in.
But the Bureau of Land Management has refused to allow new roads to fight fires and immigration in the environmentally sensitive area.
The 35-acre project site where the trees were cut and fell over the cliff is in the world famous and picturesque cove where McWay Falls cascades 80 feet into the ocean near Saddle Rock, an environmentally sensitive area along the coast that not only includes a historic natural heritage viewshed but crucial habitat for the endangered Smith blue butterfly and riparian habitat.
In environmentally sensitive areas of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the Yangtze River Delta and the Pearl River Delta,
Among the topics are programs at the US Department of Agriculture to develop environmentally friendly lubricants, evaluating different readily biodegradable base fluids in developing multi-purpose grease, the formulation process for environmentally considerate lubricants, a sustainable lubricant solution for applications in environmentally sensitive areas, and relative humidity sensors and the solubility of water in lubricants.
Project leaders say the enormous undertaking will face major challenges building through environmentally sensitive areas like the Paskapoo Slopes and Weaselhead.

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