Evolving Rights-of-Way Vegetation Management Standards and Practices: Update 2010
EPRI Product # 1019878
Current regulations are shaping how transmission vegetation management is implemented in North America. Regulations are maturing and fines for violations of the NERC standard FAC-003-1 are becoming larger and more consistently assessed. Transmission vegetation managers must maintain a transmission system with no vegetation caused outages and do so cost effectively in an environmental acceptable manner that meets landowner and public approval.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Best Management Practices (BMPs), FAC-003-1, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM), LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
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