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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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The proposal contains five types of mitigation measures: buffer distances, acreage limits for applications, waiting periods between applications in instances where buffer zones overlap, emergency preparedness and response requirements, and notice of intent (NOI) requirements.
Part III argues that legislatures and courts often use buffer zones to strike this balance.
The report claimed that the buffer zones were created following the second intifada [uprising], between 2002 and 2004, when 31 Israeli settlers were killed in attacks in which the suspects gained access to the settlements.
The second option is largely the same as the first option, except that it allows for exploration within the buffer zones to the extent necessary to establish the existence of specific reserves that crossed the MSL.
Massachusetts officials who backed the buffer zone said they would try to re-craft the law to address the high court's concerns.
The idea of a buffer zone is critically important for Turkey, too.
This grant is really timely as we have seen an alarming rise in greys spotted just outside the buffer zone and 56 have been culled in the last three months in a 20-acre area of woodland close to Brinkburn.
A provision in that act - passed with the help of Oregonians for Food and Shelter, an industry group whose members include pesticide giant Monsanto and timber titan Weyerhaeuser - made it illegal for any county in Oregon to pass a pesticide spray buffer zone.
He also blamed the state governments for the delay in notifying the buffer zones.
We are writing to ask for villagers support and opinions on installing a 40mph buffer zone prior to the 30mph terminal speed limit signs on the A539 Wrexham via Overton Whitchurch Road.
In addition to on-site regulation, the city plans to regulate where the dispensaries can operate by establishing buffer zones.
Russian troops have completed a pullout from buffer zones next to breakaway Georgian regions that it had established during a war between the two countries in August.