||Text of BMP
||A grievance mechanism to address affected communities' concerns and complaints is an important pillar of the stakeholder engagement process
||Grievance Mechanism: "Use a grievance mechanism to engage affected stakeholders, since it creates opportunities for industry and communities to ...
||A key method of presenting updated project information is through the creation of project information posters
||Posters: "To present updated project information create project information posters addressing relevant project information. Present posters along ...
||Advance ID and flag all existing ROWs that would be crossed by proposed pipelines and roads
||Land Status/Use/Prior Rights: "Mitigation to prior rights would include the following: 108. advance identification and flagging of all existing ...
||Advance identification and flagging of all existing ROWs that would be crossed by proposed pipelines and roads.
||"Mitigation to prior rights would include the following: advance identification and flagging of all existing ROWs [right of way] that would be ...
||Agencies must fully comply with NHPA by consulting with all affected tribes
||Heritage: Doing it Right: "Enforcement: State and federal agencies must fully comply with the National Historic Preservation Act by consulting with ...
||Agencies must require bonds that cover the full cost of development
||Legacy: Doing it Right: "Bonding: In order to protect Montana taxpayers and encourage responsible development, state andfederal agencies must require ...
||Assist local governments with planning
||Socioeconomic: " As part of the annual planning process, Operators will provide multi-year field development forecasts to the BLM. These forecasts ...
||Award compensation to landowners who successfully prove damages to their property in court
||Agriculture: Doing it Right: "Attorney Fees: Landowners who successfully prove damages to their property in a court of law should be awarded ...
||BMPs are practices to reduce impacts caused by oil and gas operations.
||"'Best management practices'(BMPs) are practices that are designed to prevent or reduce impacts caused by oil and gas operations to air, water, soil, ...
||Build adequate turnouts on new crowned-and-ditched roads.
||"Mitigation to prior rights would include the following: Adequate turnouts on new crowned-and-ditched roads would be built to provide access to ...
||Build footpaths along roadsides when necessary.
||"General Design: In community and urban areas, build footpaths along the road for the safety of people walking along the road. Use roadway surfacing ...
||Cedar Mountain SRMA: Protection of recreational and educational opportunities"
||"No Surface Occupancy: 12. Cedar Mountain SRMA: Protection of recreational and educational opportunities, and scenic values."
||Choose the best location for the road and its anticipated uses.
||"Natural Gas Operations: 1. Location: i. Do not reuse existing roads just because they are preexisting and you are hesitant to disturb new areas. ...
||Citizens and interest groups should have the right to petition further inspections
||Accountability: Doing it Right: "Agency and Citizen Inspections: Citizens and interest groups should have the right to petition for further ...
||Citizens can express concerns by commenting, testifying, writing letters or calling elected representatives
||Citizen Involvement: Doing it Right: "Public Involvement: Citizens can express their concerns by commenting on the upcoming draft environmental ...
||Citizens should become involved in the decision-making process
||Citizen Involvement: Doing it Right: "Public Involvement: Montanans have a civic responsibility to get involved in the decision-making process."
||Commerce should be defined prior to commencement of operations
||Local commerce with communities: "All commerce should be defined prior to commencement of operations, ensuring that endangered or rare flora and ...
||Communicate with landowners
||Socioeconomic: "Establish effective and frequent communication with affected ranchers to monitor and correct problems and coordinate scheduling."
||Community Relations: Create a community relations program to help reduce industry impacts to local communities
||2007 Outstanding Oil and Gas Operations Award to Williams Production RMT, Encana, Laramie II, Noble Energy, and PetroHunter for creating a community ...
||Completely reclaim all disturbed areas and bond
||Responsible Coal Bed Methane Development Means: "Complete reclamation of all disturbed areas and bonding that protects Montana taxpayers from all ...