Regulatory Update   |   Mar 21st, 2016 NERC Vegetation Management Standard Approved

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The NERC Board of Trustees has approved a revision to Vegetation Management Standard FAC-003-4. The revised standard was filed with FERC on March 14, 2016.

It is important for utilities to adjust their clearance requirements for right of way management in preparation for compliance.

TRC’s Regulatory Update reviews:

  • Standard development background
  • EPRI research results
  • Standard requirements
  • How to prepare for compliance

The revised standard will go into effect after approval by FERC in the next several vegetation management cycles. Being proactive in your compliance program and being prepared to address changes across your system is important.

For more information, download our Regulatory Update or contact us.