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FERC to Conduct Technical Conference on Vegetation Management

On October 5, 2010, FERC issued a notice that it will conduct a technical conference on October 26, 2010, to discuss current transmission vegetation management programs that are required pursuant to NERC Reliability Standard FAC-003-1.  The Commission states that it would like to get “a better understanding of the range of vegetation management practices used by transmission owners, and the reasons for selecting a given practice or methodology over alternatives.”  The conference will be open to the public and will be available by webcast.  To view FERC's notice, click here.