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Soil Management & Handling 

Maintain the Biological, Chemical & Physical Integrity of the Topsoil & Subsoil (where appropriate)

  • Identify, delineate, and segregate all salvaged topsoil and subsoil based on a site specific soil evaluation, including depth, chemical, and physical characteristics
  • Protect all stored soil material from erosion, degradation, and contamination
  • Incorporate stored soil material into the disturbed landscape
  • Seed soils to be stored beyond one growing season, with desired vegetation
  • Identify stockpiles with appropriate signage.

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