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.
It will involve uprating environmentally sensitive area schemes on the Shropshire and Cotswold Hills, including hedgerow restoration.
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.
It also falls within the Cambrian Mountains environmentally sensitive area.
For this we sacrifice an environmentally sensitive area which was considered worthy of National Park status.
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.
Cefn Croes is right in the middle of the Cambrian Mountains Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA), which largely coincides with the area proposed for the Cambrian Mountains National Park (NP) back in the 1970s.
He stated that this method was being carried out experimentally, but expressed hoped that in the near future it could be used in drilling operations in other environmentally sensitive areas.
Loren Legarda, who authored the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas Systems Act to prohibit the commercial development and destruction of environmentally sensitive areas.
"Moreover, in order for the forests to meet these functions, it is important that the original species of trees are growing there and not monocultures of the ones grown on plantations as is happening now, alas, especially in the flood plain forests along the Danube River."The mayors of Karlova Ves, Devin and Dabravka require the exclusion of logging in the most environmentally sensitive areas as well as those areas used for recreation.

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