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BMP ID: 8515
Title: Agencies must conduct thorough biological inventories of each proposed CBM field before production begins
Text: Wildlife: Doing it Right: "Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Inventories: In order to ensure the long-term viability of Montana's invaluable wildlife, state and federal agencies must conduct thorough biological inventories of each proposed coal bed methane field before production begins, and establish buffer zones around critical habitat."
Source Publication Name: Doing It Right: a blueprint for responsible coalbed methane development in Montana
Citation Section: Wildlife
Citation Page: 6
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Northern Plains Resource Council
2401 Montana Ave, Ste. 200
Billings, MT  59101  USA
Phone:406-248-1154     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Vegetation
Air Quality and Emissions
Location: Montana
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2011-01-10 12:28 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-01-24 21:41 UTC