43 CFR 3250.12 - What general standards apply to exploration operations?
BLM-approved exploration operations must:
(a) Meet all operational and environmental standards;
(b) Protect public health, safety, and property;
(c) Prevent unnecessary impacts on surface and subsurface resources;
(d) Be conducted in a manner consistent with the principles of multiple use; and
(e) Comply with the requirements of § 3200.4.