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BMP ID: 1042
Title: Aboveground facilities will not be located near raptor nests
Text: "Well pads, access roads, and other aboveground facilities will not be located within 825 feet of an active raptor nest, within 1,000 feet of an active ferruginous hawk nest, or within 2,640 feet of any bald eagle nest."
Source Publication Name: Jonah Infill Drilling Project Record of Decision
Citation Section: Appendix A: Jonah Infill Drilling Project Administrative Requirements, Conditions of Approval, and Mitigation
Citation Page: A-5
Supplemental Documents: Recommendations for Development of Oil and Gas Resources within Crucial and Important Wildlife Habitats (2004 and 2009 editions)
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field: Jonah Infill Drilling Project Area (GREATER GREEN RIVER)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: BLM - Pinedale Field Office
1625 West Pine St., PO Box 768
Pinedale, Wyoming  82941  United States
Phone:(307) 367-5300     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Wildlife
Location: Wyoming
• Eagle, Bald
• Raptor
Vegetation Types:
• Shrub lands
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-02-04 13:38 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-07-16 12:38 UTC