||Text of BMP
||300 foot buffer between the edge of the ROW and plants
||"Graham's Beardtongue: surface pipelines will be laid such that a 300 foot buffer exists between the edge of the ROWand the plants."
||A botanical expert must be on site when vegetation is cleared
||Project Implementation Phase: "3. Ensure that a botanical expert is on site when clearing of vegetation occurs in the vicinity of plant species of ...
||A Class III cultural resources survey must be conducted over all proposed surface disturbance areas.
||CULTURAL RESOURCES: "A Class III cultural resources survey, conducted by a qualified archaeologist, would be conducted over all areas proposed for ...
||A current aerial photo is necessary to show the proposed oil and gas locations.
||"c. Information Requirements.... The following information may be included as part of a Comprehensive Drilling Plan, depending on the circumstance: ...
||A minimum of 3 feet of backfill cover over a drilling pit
||"d. Drilling pit closure. As part of interim reclamation, drilling pits shall be closed in the following manner: (3)Minimum cover. On crop lands, a ...
||A pre-disturbance species composition required per site.
||Reclamation: "A pre-disturbance species composition list must be developed for each site if the project encompasses an area where there are several ...
||A variety of techniques may be applied to reduce impacts on oil and gas sites.
||Mitigating development impacts: "A variety of techniques may be applied to reduce or mitigate impacts of oil and gas activities in active production ...
||Abandoned road reclamation would require reshaping, recontouring, and resurfacing
||"Developed or Designed Roads: Reclamation of abandoned roads would include requirements for reshaping, recontouring, resurfacing with topsoil, ...
||Abandoned sites must be satisfactorily rehabilitated
||Reclamation: "Abandoned sites must be satisfactorily rehabilitated in accordance with a plan approved by the BLM. "
||Accomplish reclamation as soon as possible after disturbance; continue efforts until site is stabilized
||"Reclamation: All reclamation is expected to be accomplished as soon as possible after the disturbance occurs, with efforts continuing until a ...
||Address practices that reclaim and stabilize disturbed areas in reclamation plans
||Coalbed Methane: Reclamation: "Phased reclamation plans will be submitted to BLM for approval prior to individualPOD facility abandonment via a ...
||Address revegetation methods and soil treatments in reclamation plans
||Coalbed Methane: Reclamation: "Phased reclamation plans will be submitted to BLM for approval prior to individual POD facility abandonment via a ...
||Adhere to allowed control measures
||"Reclamation: Control measures would adhere to those allowed in the RFO Noxious Weed Control and Commercial Site Vegetation Control Environmental ...
||Adhere to regional noxious weed control measures
||Pipelines: "Prior to any treatment, the Operator, grantee, or lessee will be responsible for submission of Pesticide Use Proposals and subsequent ...
||Adjust livestock grazing in heavily used areas.
||Livestock Management: "Adjust livestock grazing in heavily used areas to allow native vegetation a period of recovery."
||Adjust seeing timing depending on conditions.
||"Final Reclamation: Seed Application: Late fall is typically a good time of year to seed, however timing of seeding should be adjusted depending upon ...
||Advise permitted users to remain on existing roads
||3.2.2 Uinta Basin Hookless Cactus: "3. Advise other permitted users of the area to remain on existing roads."
||After grading, seed or apply erosion control to soil.
||"Final Reclamation: Seed Application: Upon completion of final grading, soil surfaces should either be seeded, or erosion control measures should be ...
||Agencies must conduct thorough biological inventories of each proposed CBM field before production begins
||Wildlife: Doing it Right: "Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Inventories: In order to ensure the long-term viability of Montana’s invaluable wildlife, ...
||Agencies must establish clear and enforceable reclamation standards
||Legacy: Doing it Right: "Full Reclamation: To ensure complete reclamation of land disturbed by methane production, state and federal agencies must ...