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Miljökvalitetsmålet God bebyggd miljö i Jämtlands län: En studie om hur miljökvalitetsmålet ska kunna uppfyllas till 2020
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History, Economic and social geography.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study was to investigate and analyze what is required for the environmental quality objective Good built environment to be fulfilled by 2020 in the Swedish county Jämtland. The focus of the study was to gain an understanding of the work that the local government does and further investigate the problems that the officials face with implement these questions in themunicipal planning.

The study is based on semi structured interviews with officials in the municipalities of Jämtland county. General plan and programs for the municipality have been reviewed, based on how the plans highlights these issues linked to sustainability and Good built environment.

The results of the study show that there are major problems with the formulations of the environmental quality goal in itself and its specifications. The environmental quality goal is formulated to suit the entire Sweden. But as it turns out in the analysis it does not work on the basis of the conditions inJämtland with sparsely populated areas and scattered dwellings. The environmental quality goal needs to be formulated after the conditions that the county has to be measured and fulfilled by 2020. The officials agreed that a regional vision is needed, adapted to Jämtland conditions.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
Sustainable development, Good built environment, rural, sparsely populated areas, Jämtland county
National Category
Human Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-104938OAI: diva2:821835
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Länsstyrelsen i Jämtland
Subject / course
Examensarbete i Geografi, för kandidatexamen
Educational program
Programme in Urban and Regional Planning
Available from: 2015-06-17 Created: 2015-06-15 Last updated: 2015-06-17Bibliographically approved

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