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Soils in planning and construction

Subject: Soils in planning and construction
From: Ben Rose
Date: Oct 02 2022 09:04:14

This is a new document that could help improve soil management on 
construction sites. Its called Building on soil sustainability: Principles 
for soils in planning and construction 
https://www.soilstaskforce.com/_files/ugd/583ec4_160d0162e9ca45dca726ddbd5989d547.pdf

They advise consulting a soil specialist early on, and that they should 
liaise with the project arboricultural consultant (which is good to see!). 
They also recommend fencing off soil protection zones (SPZs) a bit like root 
protection areas (RPAs).

Ben




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