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Potential Ground-Water Drawdown and Recovery from Coalbed Methane Development in the Powder River Basin, Montana

Wheaton, J., and J. Metesh.2002. Potential Ground-water drawdown and recovery from coalbed methane development in the Powder River Basin, Montana. Project Completion Report to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Open-File Report MBMG 458, Montana Bureau of Mines and geology, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, 1300 West Park Street, Butte, Montana 59701-8997, May 2002, 53 pp.  

http://www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/mt/field_offices/miles_city/og_eis/techdocs.Par.26011.File.dat/CBM3DGWReport.pdf

 

Johnson, Le Anna, 2014. Site Inventory Manual, Coal Bed Methane Protection Act Program, In partnership with Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, 101 Grand Ave., Billings, MT. 34pp

 “Site Inventory Manual, Coal Bed Methane Protection Act Program”

Meredith, E., and S. Kuzara, 2012 Annual coalbed methane regional groundwater monitoring report: Powder River Basin, MT, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report 631, Butte, 90 pp.

http://www.mbmg.mtech.edu/pdf-open-files/mbmg631_CBM.pdf


 “INVENTORY METHODS--SITE INVENTORY MANUAL”


Plate 1. Locations of 2014 monitoring sites, and Anderson and Knoblock coal outcrops. (click on map to enlarge)

Source: Meredith, E., and Kuzara, S., 2015, 2014 Annual coalbed-methane regional groundwater monitoring report: Powder River Basin, Montana: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 658, 84 p., 6 sheets.

See files available for download, Download Plate 1

http://www.mbmg.mtech.edu/mbmgcat/public/ListCitation.asp?pub_id=31720&

Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology CBM Monitoring Boundary, 2014. Proposed Summit Development Area, Moorhead (click on map to enlarge)

Source: Derived from Plates 1 and 6 from Meredith and Kuzara, 2015 above plus MBMG provided monitoring boundary outline.

http://www.mbmg.mtech.edu/mbmgcat/public/ListCitation.asp?pub_id=31720&

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