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BMP ID: 7159
Title: Avoid locating equipment near prominent features
Text: "Viewshed — form, line, color, and texture: Site selection: Avoid locating equipment near prominent features [scenic overlooks, etc.]."
Source Publication Name: Reducing Onshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Impacts Using a Broad-Based Stakeholder Approach: Adverse Impact Reduction Handbook
Citation Section: 3.3.5: Table 3-13. Additional Surface Impacts and Potential Solutions
Citation Page: 50
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Drilling
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
PO Box 53127
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73152  USa
Phone:405.525.3556     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact: ALL Consulting
1718 South Cheyenne Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma  74119  United States
Phone:(918) 382-7582     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Visual Aesthetics
Location: General / Federal
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
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Date Entered: 2010-06-08 19:04 UTC
Last Updated: 2010-06-11 16:40 UTC