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Stream crossings, excursions over, and through other s e n s i t i v e areas ( e . g . , marshlands, w i l d l i f e management areas) should be planned w i t h special emphasis toward minimum disturbance of c r i t i c a l environmental f e a t u r e s . Within p a r t i c u l a r l y s e n s i t i v e segments, e x i s t i n g conditions and plans f o r construction and subsequent r e s t o r a t i o n of disturbed areas should be presented at a level of d e t a i l which is amenable t o independent evaluation of the r e l a t i v e merits of the proposed plan and to elaboration o f l i k e l y adverse e f f e c t s .

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Each of these power plant complexes represents a large-scale ecological or environmental experiment. Because the plants are being built in unprecedented numbers, there needs to be follow-up studies on the effects they may have on the environment. It seems only logical to take advantage of the baseline studies which have been done for many of the plants and see if the predicted consequences turn out to be realistic. In this way one could not only "close the circle" between prediction and consequence, but also provide valuable feedback for the siting of future plants.

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