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BMP ID: 5749
Title: Aerial power lines should be spaced to prevent raptor mortalities.
Text: Wildlife and Habitat Protection: "Any aerial power lines should be spaced to prevent or minimize raptor mortalities."
Source Publication Name: Doing It Right: Best Oil & Gas Development Practices for New Mexico
Citation Section: 2. Existing laws must be enforced and strengthened.
Citation Page: 3
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Earthworks
1612 K. St., NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC  20006  United States
Phone:(202) 887-1872     Alt. Phone:
Alternate Contact:  
Categories: Wildlife
Location: New Mexico
• Raptor
Vegetation Types:
General Comments:
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2009-06-21 14:24 UTC
Last Updated: 2009-06-22 10:37 UTC