Topics & Resources
Check here for links, white papers, presentations, and other information of topics related to real estate, right-of-way and vegetation management on transmission line corridors.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) information on tree trimming and vegetation management provides in-depth information about FERC requirements for vegetation management on transmission corridors and why the issue is so important to the reliability of the bulk electric system.
Vermont Public Service Board Rule 3.600 governing maintenance of utility rights-of-way.
Tree benefit calculator a tool to help you calculate the economic and ecological benefits of trees on your property.
Pentachlorophenol (penta) is a commonly used preservative for wooden utility poles and is used in thousands of utility poles around Vermont and throughout the nation. Some resources for understanding pentacholorphenol:
- VELCO's Pentachlorophenol pole preservative fact sheet provides information about preservative used to treat VELCO poles.
- Pentachlorophenol best management practices and Public Service Board investigation