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Citation Label: NM18
Publication Name: Oil and Gas Development Guidelines: Conserving New Mexico's Wildlife Habitats and Wildlife
Publication Type: Guidance/Standards
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Author Name: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Other Authors: Rachel Jankowitz and Mark Gruber
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Publication Year: 2007
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http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/download/conservation/habitat-handbook/Oil-and-gas-develelopment-guidelines.pdf

Local Source File: NM18-Oil-and-Gas-Development-Guidelines.pdf
Annotation: This publication provides a set of guidelines that are broadly useful to guide oil and gas development in New Mexico. It is intended for the information and discretionary use of regulatory agencies and concerned citizens as well as industry. Oil and gas development can have negative impacts on native wildlife and habitat, primarily through fragmentation and degradation of habitat. These guidelines are intended to promote attention to conserving wildlife and habitat while continuing to develop energy resources.
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Recommended -- "It is intended for the information and discretionary use of regulatory agencies and concerned citizens as well as industry." Page 2.
Ownership: Federal, state and private -- "The purpose of this publication is to provide a set of guidelines that are broadly useful to guide oil and gas development statewide." Page 2.

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