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Information Leaflet 5: Environmental Impact Assessment
What is a "Sensitive Area"?

Sensitive areas are defined as Areas of Special Scientific Interest (ASSIs), Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs), National Parks, World Heritage Sites and European Sites (Special Protaction Areas classified under the Wild Birds Directive and Special Areas of Conservation under the Habitats Directive).
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