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Citation Label: UT31
Publication Name: Price Field Office: Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan
Publication Type: Land Use Plan / NEPA Document
Section Name: Price Appendices
Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2008
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Local Source File: UT31-PriceAppendices.pdf
Annotation: The document provides guidance for the management of about 2,500,000 acres of Federal surface estate and 2,800,000 million acres of Federal mineral estate administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Carbon and Emery Counties in central-eastern Utah.APPENDIX R-3: Stipulations for Surface Disturbing Activities; Appendix R-5: Best Management Practices for Raptors and their Associated Habitats in Utah; Appendix R-14: Fluid Mineral Development Best Management Practices
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Both. Appendix R-3: Required: Industry is required to follow stipulations attached to a particular lease. "Three types of stipulations could be applied to landuse authorizations: 1) no surface occupancy (NSO), 2) timing limitations (TL), and 3) controlled surface use (CSU)." (page 1, R-3); Appendix R-5: Recommended: "...spatial and seasonal buffers should be considered as the best available recommendations for protecting nesting raptors under a wide range of activities statewide." (page R-2); Appendix R-14: Recommended: "For each proposed action, a number of BMPs may be applied as necessary to mitigate expected impacts." (page 1, R-14)
Ownership: Federal - "This Record of Decision (ROD) approves the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposal to manage the public lands within the Price Field Office ..." (page 1, Price ROD/RMP main document)