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buffer zone

Ecology
A stretch of land between 2 distinct land uses which has features of both, serving to mitigate the adverse effects of one land use on the other.
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Chandler said courts in other states have upheld challenges to similar buffers and most recently upheld the constitutionality of a 25-foot buffer zone in Florida.
A second controversial part of Arcara's order permitted anti-abortion ``counselors'' to enter the buffer zones - but required them to stop speaking and withdraw from the zone whenever a patient expressed a desire to be left alone.
The buffer zones - marked by orange paint on tree stumps and roads and by stretches of orange wire - are off-limits to all military personnel other than the peacekeepers.
It explained that, In seven out of 12 settlements in which there are official security buffer zones, private lands were taken over.
The buffer zone of Sary-Chelek state reserve is 73% of the total area, Padysh-Ata - 52%, Naryn - 40%," the parliamentarians state.
The buffer zones would remain in effect until a permanent maritime boundary was established.
First Circuit Court in Boston twice ruled that the buffer zones were constitutional.
The court, livid at states that, despite its April 4 and July 10 directions, had failed to notify the buffer zones in their respective reserves, imposed a fine of Rs.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an made it known that Turkey, along with its allies, is considering the option of creating a buffer zone within Syria.
The Agency stated that it accepts that Air Canada cannot guarantee that snacks or meals served in the buffer zone will be entirely free of traces of peanuts or nuts because of the risk of cross-contamination and agrees that persons with a disability due to a peanut or nut allergy may prefer to bring their own snacks or meals.
Richard Pow, from the Forestry Commission, said: "We have 17 red squirrel reserves in northern England and the work undertaken in the buffer zones is vital.
An aerial spray buffer zone around homes and schools would not prevent the timber industry from spraying weeds in the buffer zone.