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BMP ID: 6089
Title: Avoid culturally significant, environmentally or ecologically sensitive areas
Text: Collaborative Plans of Development (POD): Well site design and construction: "[Utilize] the most level areas, avoiding narrow ridges, steep slopes, culturally significant, or environmentally or ecologically sensitive areas"
Source Publication Name: Watershed Plan for the Town of Palisade and the City of Grand Junction Colorado
Citation Section: Best Management Practices for Risk Mitigation to Protect Watersheds
Citation Page: 19
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Construction / Siting / Design
Oil / Gas Field: Piceance Basin (UINTA-PICEANCE)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: Town of Palisade Public Works Director
Phone:970.464.1116     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact: City of Grand Junction Public Works and Utilities Director
Phone:970.256.4076     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: Colorado
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Date Entered: 2009-08-12 13:42 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-09-16 12:09 UTC