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BMP ID: 4680
Title: Adequately protect stockpiled topsoil and replaceit on the surface during reclamation
Text: Soils: "Adverse impacts to soils would be mitigated by adequately protecting stockpiled topsoil and replacing it on the surface during reclamation; leaving the soil intact (scalping only) during pipeline construction, where practical"]
Source Publication Name: Final Environmental Impact Statement, Jonah Infill Drilling Project, Sublette County, Wyoming
Citation Section: Appendix C: Operator Committed Practices
Citation Page: C-4
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Construction / Siting / Design
• Reclamation
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: Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Location: Wyoming
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
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Date Entered: 2009-04-17 00:45 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-06 11:37 UTC