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Citation Label: CO006
Publication Name: Wildlife Management Guidelines for Oil and Gas Development
Publication Type: Guidance/Standards
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Author Name: Colorado Mule Deer Association & Colorado Wildlife Federation
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Publication Year: 2006
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Local Source File: CO06-wildlifemanagementguidelinesforoilandgas.pdf
Annotation: The MA guidelines suggest general BMPs for oil and gas projects to reduce impacts from oil and gas projects on wildlife habitat. The document does not include species specific BMPs.
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Recommended BMPs: “The undersigned organizations urge that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) apply the following guidelines for minimizing impacts to air and water quality and fish and wildlife resources before and during oil and gas development.” Pg. 1
Ownership: Federal,, state, private -- The document does not specifically say which land ownership these BMPs should be applied to. Since the document was complied by several environmental interest groups and the document references several Colorado agencies (“The undersigned organizations urge that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) apply the following guidelines for minimizing impacts to air and water quality and fish and wildlife resources before and during oil and gas development.” Pg. 1) the BMPs can be applied to all types of ownership.

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