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Photo by Lew Payne, New York Power Authority.
Results of IVM after 20 years and four maintenances treatments. Compatible vegetation is well established, limiting reinvasion by trees.

Chris Nowak

Chris Nowak has 28 years of experience in the utility and related right-of-way industry as a research scientist, principal investigator, professor, mentor and consultant. His 1993 Ph.D. dissertation was on judging the cost effectiveness of various chemical and mechanical vegetation management schemes on recently cleared and long-managed electric transmission line ROW. He has maintained this area of expertise over time and expanded his work to help lead the utility industry in the development of sustainable management systems.