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Environmental Stewardship

Through the Right-of-Way Steward Accreditation, utilities are raising the standards of integrated vegetation management.

The Right-of-Way Steward Accreditation is an initiative intended to set the standard for responsible management of land and operations on transmission corridors. Launched in 2013 by the Right-of-Way Stewardship Council (ROWSC), this model follows the lead of the Electric Power Research Institute’s Standards for Assessing Performance of Integrated Vegetation Management on Electric Transmission Rights-of-Way and is informed by other well-established accreditation programs such as those

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