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Citation Label: UT32
Publication Name: Vernal Field Office: Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan
Publication Type: Land Use Plan / NEPA Document
Section Name: Appendix R. Fluid Minerals Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2008
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Local Source File: UT32-VernalAppR_BMPMineral.pdf
Annotation: This document will provide guidance for the management of over 1.7 million acres of public land and 3.9 million acres of Federal mineral estate administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah, and a small portion of Grand Counties in Northeast Utah. "The following typical environmental Best Management Practices (BMP) may be applied on individual Applications for Permit to Drill and associated rights-of-way in the Vernal Field Office on a case-by-case basis." (page R-1)
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Recommended - "For each proposed action, a number of BMPs may be applied as necessary to mitigate expected impacts.(page R-1)
Ownership: Federal - "This Record of Decision (ROD) approves the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposal to manage the public lands within the Vernal Field Office..." (page 1, Vernal ROD/RMP main document)