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Policy 14.5 Peat soils

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Manage the adverse effects of activities resulting from use and development of peat soils, including by slowing the rate of subsidence and the loss of carbon by oxidation from peat soils. 

The relevant objectives are:
3.2 Resource use and development
3.8 Ecosystem services
3.10 Sustainable and efficient use of resources
3.12 Built environment
3.16 Riparian areas and wetlands
3.25    Values of soil
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