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Citation Label: MT05
Publication Name: Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Publication Type: Guidance/Standards
Section Name: Appendix K - Best Management Practices
Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2008
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http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/mt/field_offices/lewistown/um_rmp/proposed_rmp/vol_iii.Par.86850.File.dat/appK.pdf

Local Source File: MT05-appK.pdf
Annotation: This Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement describes and analyzes six alternatives for managing the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument located in portions of Blaine, Chouteau, Fergus, and Phillips Counties in north central Montana. Appendix K has BMPs for natural gas operations.
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Recommended:
Recommended -- "The following Best Management Practices (BMPs) provide for the protection of wildlife, soils, vegetation, water quality and visual resources. While the BMPs below are listed under specific categories, the applicable BMPs would vary with the location of a project and the resource issues in that area. The best practices would be applied on a case-by-case basis to meet site-specific needs." Page 1309, Appendix K
Ownership: "Federal -- The Monument includes about 375,000 acres of BLM land in northcentral Montana in Blaine, Chouteau, Fergus and Phillips Counties. This planning area is shown in Figure 1.1. The Monument also includes about 396,000 acres of federal minerals. The BLM has no jurisdiction over private or state land and minerals, and these lands and minerals are not part of the Monument. Chapter 1, pg1"

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