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BMP ID: 2645
Title: Baseline Studies involve water quality and surrounding soils.
Text: Exploration of Coal Bed Methane: Baseline Studies:"Baseline data may involve characterization of produced water, groundwater, and surface water.... It may also include an evaluation of area soils, cultural and paleontological resources, wildlife, and other environmental concerns.... An evaluation of the type and extent of baseline conditions should likely be done early in the planning process."
Source Publication Name: Handbook on Best Management Practices and Mitigation Strategies for Coal Bed Methane in the Montana Portion of the Powder River Basin
Citation Section: BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND MITIGATION MEASURES
Citation Page: 23-24
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
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Categories: Wildlife
Water Quantity and Rights
Water Quality and Pollution
Vegetation
Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Cultural/Historic
Location: Montana
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Date Entered: 2009-03-05 11:43 MDT
Last Updated: 2011-06-16 13:37 MDT