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BMP ID: 10029
Title: Action plan if methane concentration increases
Text: "5.2 Water Well Monitoring. . . . If the methane concentration level increases by more than 5 mg/L between sampling periods . . . an action plan shall be drafted to determine the source of the gas."
Source Publication Name: Memorandum of Understanding Between the Board of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and Elm Ridge Exploration Company, LLC, 2006
Citation Section: Article V: Water Quality
Citation Page: 10
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Monitoring
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Nancy Lauro
La Plata County, Community Development Services
1060 E. 2nd Ave.
Durando, CO  81301  USA
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Alternate Contact: James M. Clark Jr.
Elm Ridge Exploration Company, LLC
12225 Greenville Ave., Suite 950
Dallas, TX  75243-9362
Phone:     Alt. Phone:
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Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-02-02 08:47 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-06-15 14:03 UTC