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BMP of Oil and Gas Development

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BMP ID: 6215
Title: Give special consideration when drilling takes place in or near sensitive areas
Text: Managing Development in Sensitive Areas: "Certain areas where drilling takes place are sensitive areas and should be given special consideration when drilling takes place in or near those areas. These include: rural residential areas, subdivisions, within city or town limits, near waterways, dams or irrigation systems, near wildlife areas or migratory corridors, near wetlands or flood plains."
Source Publication Name: The Rifle, Silt, New Castle Community Development Plan
Citation Section: RSNC Plan Features
Citation Page: 11
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Drilling
Oil / Gas Field: Piceance Basin (UINTA-PICEANCE)
Surface Ownership: • Private
Mineral Ownership: • Private
Primary Contact: Grand Valley Citizens Alliance
P.O. Box 656
Silt, CO  81652  United States
Phone:     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact: Frank Smith
Western Colorado Congress
P.O. Box 1931
Grand Junction, CO  81502  United States
Phone:970-256-7650     Alt. Phone:
Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Land Surface Disturbance
Aquatic and Riparian Values
Location: Colorado
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General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-09-14 14:03 UTC
Last Updated: 2010-02-21 11:55 UTC