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BMP ID: 7895
Title: All topsoils will be removed and stockpiled for reuse
Text: "All surface soil materials (topsoil) are to be removed from the entire cut and fill area and temporarily stockpiled for reuse during interim and final reclamation."
Source Publication Name: Record of Decision - West Tavaputs Plateau Natural Gas Full Field Development Plan: Attachment 2
Citation Section: Oil and Gas Best Management Practices
Citation Page: 13/40
Supplemental Documents: Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Develoment (aka The Gold Book)
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Construction / Siting / Design
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field: Uinta Basin (UINTA-PICEANCE)
Surface Ownership: • Federal
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
Primary Contact: BLM - Price Field Office
125 South 600 West
Price, Utah  84501  USA
Phone:435-636-6300     Alt. Phone:
Fax:(435) 636-3657
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Location: Utah
Vegetation Types:
General Comments: See Ch. 4 of Supplemental Document
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2010-10-26 10:48 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-06 12:03 UTC