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Citation Label: MT29
Publication Name: Montana Final Statewide Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans
Publication Type: Land Use Plan / NEPA Document
Section Name: Chapter 2-Alternatives
Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2002
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Local Source File: MT29-StateEISCh2Alternatives.pdf
Annotation: The main document address alternatives for managing federal and state oil and gas administered by the BLM and state of Montana. Chapter 2 discusses the multiple alternatives for resource management as outlined by the BLM. Environmental and natural resource effects are considered and BMPs/COA are included.
Required vs.
Required and Recommended- "Requires that environmental impact statement 'rigorously explore and objectively evaluate all reasonable alternative.'"2-1