> Mid Devon produced 788 kt of end user CO2 in 2008, the fourth lowest for a local authority in Devon. Between 2005 and 2008, end user CO2 emissions decreased by 2%.
> Mid Devon produced the equal highest (with North Devon) amount of Land use, land use change and forestry CO2 emissions for a local authority in Devon in 2007 with 65kt.
> Mid Devon residents were responsible for a total of 10.4 tonnes of CO2 per capita in 2008, higher than the average for Devon and the South West. This was the second highest recorded by a local authority in Devon and the sixth highest in the region. Between 2005 and 2008 per capita emissions reduced by 6% in Mid Devon.
> There are 37 river water bodies within Mid Devon. Our latest assessment of these classified 5.4% as bad, 8.1% as poor, 43.2% as moderate and 16.2% as good.
> Mid Devon is the fourth largest local authority area in the South West, over 3% of the total area of the South West. The largest proportion of land in Mid Devon is classified as green space, accounting for 94% of its total area.
> In 2009/10, Mid Devon District Council was not in the top ten lowest producers of residual waste produced however were doing well in the bottom half of the league table in the South West, with 513.83kg/household.
> Mid Devon District Council in 2009/10 had the ninth highest amount of recycling in the South West with 46.97%
> The population of Mid Devon was estimated to be 76,100 in June 2010, 1.4% of the South West’s total population of 5,273,700.
> The number of households in Mid Devon in 2033 is predicted to be 34.4% (11,000) higher than in 2008, greater than the 30% increase predicted for the region as a whole.
> Larger population centres within Mid Devon where there is risk of flooding includes Tiverton.
> There are two Catchment Abstraction Management Strategy (CAMS) for Mid Devon: the Exe; and Taw and North Devon Streams. They set out how the Environment Agency will manage water abstraction.
> Mid Devon citizens had an average eco-footprint of 4.75 gha.
> Devon County Council had an allocation of 156,679 tonnes and only landfilled 133,376 tonnes (85.1%) of their Biodegradable Municipal Waste.