Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Document Section Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Legacy of Mining section [List all comments on this document part]
Comment ID /3980833/5
Respondent Charles Butt - Nature After Mi… [List all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 11 Aug 2010
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There are numerous examples across England including Derbyshire (such as Ballidon Quarry in Derbyshire (see above comments for detail) of quarries resulting in a positive environmental legacy, as a result of restoration-led planning. Well designed and implemented restoration schemes can result in significant benefits to wildlife and people, whilst contributing to local and national BAP targets for priority habitats and creating Green Infrastructure for local communities to enjoy. This Plan Document presents the opportunity to highlight the positive impacts that well-designed plan-led strategic restoration can bring, whilst recognising the potential negative effects in the short-term.