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Citation Label: GEN160
Publication Name: Reducing Onshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Impacts Using a Broad-Based Stakeholder Approach: Adverse Impact Reduction Handbook
Publication Type: Report
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Author Name: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)
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Contractor Name: ALL Consulting
Publication Year: 2009
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http://iogcc.publishpath.com/Websites/iogcc/pdfs/2008-LINGO-Handbook-lowres.pdf

Local Source File: GEN160-LINGOadverseimpactreductionhandbook.pdf
Annotation: "The objectives of this research project are to collate and disseminate information on technologies and practices that will help minimize environmental impact resulting from oil and gas development. It is anticipated that this, in turn, will facilitate the removal of barriers and/or delays to exploration and production on federally owned lands and/or mineral estates." (page 6)
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Recommended - "The handbook outlines approaches to avoid, minimize, and/or mitigate environmental impacts. Further, the research provides beneficial analysis of various practices to serve as a starting point for choosing practice options." (page 6) "The final part provides a summary of the research findings and proposes recommendations for moving forward in consideration of the lessons learned from the case studies and observations made by the research team." (page 24)
Ownership: Federal - "[The Handbook] will facilitate the removal of barriers and/or delays to exploration and production on federally owned lands and/or mineral estates." (page 6)

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