It often takes a major adverse event to enact change. For the utility vegetation management (UVM) industry, our “event” came in the form of the Northeast Blackout of 2003. A year later, after the final report on the widespread blackout was issued, UVM practices were brought under scrutiny as a primary cause for the event. At that time, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ordered transmission facility owners and operators in each of the lower 48 states to provide ...
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