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Citation Label: WY022
Publication Name: Statement Policy Regarding Sage Grouse Management Definitions and Use of Protective Stipulations and Conditions of Approval-Instruction Memorandum: IM WY 2004-057
Publication Type: Guidance/Standards
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Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2004
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http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/wy/information/NEPA/pfodocs/jonah.Par.5742.File.dat/46app-a.pdf

Local Source File: WY022-46app-a.pdf
Annotation: The Interior Board of Land Appeals case, Biodiversity Conservation Alliance, et al., 174 IBLA 1, March 3, 2008, required that this Instruction Memorandum be included in a Record of Decision authorizing drilling in the Desolation Flats Natural Gas Field in Wyoming. The IM is located on p.13 of Appendix A of the hyperlink.
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Recommended:
Required -- "The following distances and timeframes will hereafter be utilized in all new land use and activity plan development ... that involve activities that may impact sage-grouse or their habitats on BLM administered Public Lands in Wyoming." Page 5
Ownership: Federal -- "The following distances and timeframes will hereafter be utilized in all new land use and activity plan development ... that involve activities that may impact sage-grouse or their habitats on BLM administered Public Lands in Wyoming." Page 5

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