SX8473 : Save our river

taken 25 years ago, near to Teigngrace, Devon, Great Britain

Save our river
Save our river
Of all the direct action campaigns in the 1990s, the victory at Teigngrace was the most notable in protecting the natural environment. WBB, a ball clay extracting company, wished to divert part of the Rivers Teign and Bovey.
The decision by Devon County Council to allow the development came despite fears over the damage to habitat, and concerns from the people of Teigngrace. However because of several protests and lobbying the local people won.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 July, 1997   (more nearby)
Friday, 18 April, 2008
Environmental damage > Environmental damage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 848 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:33.2199N 3:37.6014W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 848 738
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