best management practices


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best management practices

Public health
A term of art referring to the constellation of methods, measures, and practices used by a government environmental agency to meet its non-point-source pollution control needs.
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Growers and advisers who attend will also receive a Best Management Practices Guide.
"Facility operators who take the initiative to incorporate the best management practices developed in the production of quality products create consumer demand and product loyalty, while ensuring the longevity of their operations," according to Harvey Schneider, president of Florida Wood Recycling.
Some of the additional best management practices required by the JROD include requiring wildlife protection measures for fleet and aircraft traffic; establishing agreements to ensure Native communities have access to roads for subsistence purposes; and monitoring of wildlife populations, habitat, and ecosystem processes potentially impacted by the development.
Best Management Practices and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems refer to stormwater practices implemented in the US and Britain designed to reduce the impact of urbanization.
The 2006 JSEM Conference will address a wide range of perspectives, including policy, implementation, best management practices, data management, and technology.
Additionally, the Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) is working with the University of Florida to develop best management practices in the handling and sorting of mixed C&D materials to reduce the potential for [H.sub.2]S problems.
The campaign included the traditional print, radio and television media and direct communications, as well as educational/informational fact sheets, bulletins, best management practices guides, industry relations and promotional collateral material.
Bruce Frizzell, supervisor of Quantico's environment section, points out an advantage of DoD forestry: "In Virginia, private forestland owners are encouraged to follow Best Management Practices set by the state legislature, but in practice, a good deal of private forest management is still conducted with a handshake between owner and logger and little subsequent followup." The U.S.
In the context of repairing and replacing civil works, including transmission towers and levees, Best Management Practices must be used if U.S.
The use of best management practices (BMP) in urban watersheds.
Additionally, the CMRA is working with the University of Florida to develop best management practices in the handling and sorting of mixed C&D materials to reduce the potential for H2S problems.
The second step involved the actual observations, using 18 areas specified in the 2001 Department of Energy (DOE) Conduct of Operations for DOE Facilities manual, which is considered to represent best management practices for government operating plants (see sidebar "Government Oversight Checklist").
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