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BMP ID: 10574
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, or increase to more than ​IO ​mg/L, 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 Four Star Oil and Gas Company, 2009
Citation Section: Article V: Water Quality
Citation Page: 9
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Monitoring
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Ms. Kathleen Murphy
La Plata County
1060 E. 2nd Avenue
Durango, Colorado  81301  United States
Phone:     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact: Donna Powers
Four Star Oil & Gas Company
11111 South Wilcrest
Houston, Texas  77099
Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-05-16 21:01 UTC
Last Updated: 2016-05-16 21:38 UTC