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BMP ID: 4129
Title: Must have a plan if operations cannot be avoided on slopes 21-40%.
Text: "Fragile Soils/Slopes: Planning Area Wide: If surface-disturbing activities cannot be avoided on slopes 21-40% a plan would be required. The plan would be approved by BLM prior to construction and maintenance and include: an erosion control strategy, GIS modeling, proper survey and design by a certified engineer."
Source Publication Name: Vernal Resource Management Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Citation Section: Appendix K - Surface Stipulations Applicable to all Surface-Disturbing Activities
Citation Page: K-6
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
Oil / Gas Field: Uinta Basin (UINTA-PICEANCE)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: BLM - Vernal Field Office
170 South 500 East
Vernal, Utah  84078  United States
Phone:(435) 781-4400     Alt. Phone:
Fax:(435) 781-4410
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Location: Utah
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Date Entered: 2009-03-13 12:28 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-10 19:56 UTC