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BMP ID: 7234
Title: A BLM approved plan is required on 21-40% slopes where surface disturbing activities cannot be avoided
Text: "Fragile Soils/Slopes: Planning Area Wide: If surface disturbing activities cannot be avoided on slopes from 21-40% a plan will be required. The plan will 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 Field Office: Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan
Citation Section: Appendix K. Surface Stipulations Applicable To All Surface-Disturbing Activies
Citation Page: K-3
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
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
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
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Date Entered: 2010-06-11 18:27 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-06 11:32 UTC