Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft

Comment ID 1018753//3
Document Section Sites and Policies Plan Consultation Draft Living within Environmental Limits DM9 View all on this section
Respondent Amanda Grundy View all by this respondent
Response Date 19 Apr 2013


DM9 Nature conservation – the policy needs to recognise the international importance and high level of protection afforded to the Severn Estuary, which is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), Special Area of Conservation (SAC), Special Protection Area (SPA) and Ramsar site.

We also advise the policy should be strengthened by seeking net

gains in biodiversity in accordance Page 2 of 4

with NPPF paragraph 9.