Soil Surveys, Environmental Assessment & Land Management

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Working with Soils - British Society of Soils Science (BSSS)
Posted on: 27th Apr 2021

LRA have been involved in the production of guidance notes which help non-soil specialists such as Local Authorities and Planners in their decision making process when working with soils.

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Why is a Soil Survey Important?
Posted on: 10th Nov 2020

It is important to have a detailed knowledge of soil characteristics and their distribution within a site so that informed decisions can be made about land use to ensure their protection from damage.

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What is the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)?
Posted on: 18th Jan 2019

First published in 2012, the National Planning Policy Framework sets out the government's planning policies for development in England. Find out more about what it states and the 2018 revision.

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