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BMP ID: 2303
Title: All segregated soil horizons must be replaced to original positions
Text: "e. Restoration and revegetation....(1)Revegetation of crop lands. All segregated soil horizons removed from crop lands shall be replaced to their original relative positions and contour, and shall be tilled adequately to re-establish a proper seedbed. The area shall be treated if necessary and practicable to prevent invasion of undesirable species and noxious weeds, and to control erosion. Any perennial forage crops that were present before disturbance shall be re-established."
Source Publication Name: Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Practice and Procedure, 2 CCR 404-1, Final Draft Rules 11 07 08
Citation Section: 1003.INTERIM RECLAMATION
Citation Page: 1003(e)(1)
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Reclamation
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Main Office
1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 801
Denver, Colorado  80203  United States
Phone:(303) 894-2100     Alt. Phone:(303) 888-1101
Fax:(303) 894-2109     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Grazing and Agriculture
Location: Colorado
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Date Entered: 2009-02-12 13:35 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-06 12:02 UTC