South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18)

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Pip Tucker 18 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Environmental Quality Addressing Climate Change in South Somerset Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1938
POLICY EQ1 –ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE IN SOUTH SOMERSET This aspect of the Review is significant for Public Health both because climate breakdown is a threat to health, and because many of the mitigations, such as active travel and good insulation of dwellings, also have beneficial effects on health. We welcome the commitment to sustainability in the Review, but argue that it needs to be more ambitious to reflect the 'climate emergency' that has been declared at a national and local level. For
Woodland Trust 16 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Environmental Quality Addressing Climate Change in South Somerset Text Block

  • Comment ID: 1579
Policy EQ1 - Addressing Climate Change in South Somerset Further to 14.2, adaptation to climate change not only relates to new development but also the existing built environment. A strategic approach to green infrastructure. which we hope will follow in the Green Infrastructure Strategy, should increase the adaptation and resilience of both existing and new settlements to climate change.
Ed Freeman 10 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Environmental Quality Addressing Climate Change in South Somerset Text Block

  • Comment ID: 584
Thank you for providing the opportunity for East Devon District Council to comment on the Preferred Options stage of your new emerging local plan. Whilst we have no specific comments to make on the professionally produced and comprehensive report we would highlight two cross-boundary issues that we would encourage you to consider in detail in respect of plan preparation as your plan progresses: * East Devon District Council are commissioning consultants to produce a River Axe Nutrient Managemen
Client Earth 02 Sep 2019

South Somerset Local Plan Review 2016-2036 Preferred Options Consultation (Regulation 18) Environmental Quality Addressing Climate Change in South Somerset Text Block

  • Comment ID: 240
ClientEarth is an environmental law charity.1 We are lawyers working in the public interest to secure a healthy environment for the citizens of the UK and the world. We are writing to invite you to put your area on a credible path to achieving net zero emissions by setting robust carbon reduction targets and integrating them throughout your Local Plan. This step is required by law, with the consequence that any plan that fails to demonstrate consistency with robust local targets will be unla