||Text of BMP
||50 percent of the pit should be below original ground level
||Well Sites: Reserve Pits: "If [locating the pit on the drill pad next to the high wall] is not possible, at least 50 percent of the reserve pit ...
||Accommodate a 10-year flood with culverts
||Drainage and Drainage Structures: Surface Drainage: "Culverts should accommodate a 10-year flood without development of a static head and avoid ...
||All facility structures will be painted a color that blends with nature
||"All long-term facility structures, including worker housing, will be painted a color that enables the facilities to blendin with the natural ...
||All roads will be constructed to a safe standard
||"All new roads will be designed and constructed to a safe and appropriate standard, "no higher than necessary"to accommodate intended vehicular use."
||All topsoils will be removed and stockpiled for reuse
||"All surface soil materials (topsoil) are to be removed from the entire cut and fill area and temporarily stockpiled for reuse during interim and ...
||Allow for debris passage
||Drainage and Drainage Structures: Surface Drainage: "The design may need to allow for debris passage, mud flows, and water heavily laden with silt, ...
||Apply mulch or other sediment control measures
||Road Design and Construction: Construction and Reclamation Considerations: "To ensure the stability of freshly topsoiled slopes during revegetation, ...
||Areas not used will be reclaimed
||"Areas not used for production purposes will be reclaimed and blended into the surrounding terrain, reseeded, and erosion control measures installed."
||At producing wells, operators will reduce slopes
||"At producing wells, the operators will reduce slopes to original contours."
||Avoid areas subject to erosion and soil movement
||Well Sites: Site Selection and Design: "Operations should also be avoided or properly mitigated in riparian areas, floodplains, playas, lakeshores, ...
||Avoid constructing reserve pits in areas of shallow groundwater
||Well Sites: Reserve Pits: "Avoid constructing reserve pits in areas of shallow groundwater."
||Avoid construction with saturated or frozen soils
||Road Design and Construction: Construction and Reclamation Considerations: "Construction with saturated or frozen soils results in unstable roads and ...
||Avoid construction within saturated/frozen soils
||"Construction within saturated or frozen soils should be avoided."
||Avoid locations on steep slopes
||Well Sites: Site Selection and Design: "Well locations constructed on steep slopes cost more to construct, maintain, and reclaim and result in ...
||Avoid operations in riparian areas, floodplains, and wetlands
||"Operations should be avoided or properly mitigated in riparian areas, floodplains, wetlands, and areas subject tosevere erosion and mass soil ...
||Avoid steep hillsides and water courses
||Pipelines and Flowlines: Construction: "Steep hillsides and water courses should be avoided in the location of pipelines and flowlines."
||Avoid wetlands if possible
||Drainage and Drainage Structures: Wetland Crossings: "Wetlands are especially sensitive areas and should be avoided, if possible."
||Avoid wetlands if possible
||"Wetlands are especially sensitive areas and should be avoided, if possible. Generally, these areas require crossings that prevent unnatural ...
||Blade only when necessary, avoiding established vegetation
||Road Maintenance: "Blade only when necessary and avoid blading established grass and forb vegetation in ditches and adjacent to the road."
||Bladed material must be returned to original countour
||"Bladed material must be placed back into the cleared route upon completion of construction and returned back to the original contour before ...