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Environmental Resources & Mitigation

Environmental Impacts of Transmission Lines
Overview of environmental issues and concerns raised by the construction/operation of an eletric transmission facility.

Market-based Wildlife Mitigation in Wyoming: A Primer
Covers the basics of mitigation banks, conservation banks, and habitat exchanges and describes how these markets are emerging or might be used in Wyoming.

Suggested Practices for Avian Protection on Power Lines
An in-depth summary of practices used to protect raptors and other birds from injuries and fatalities from power lines. To be used to assist applicants with complying with federal laws protecting and enhancing avian populations, and maintaining the reliability of electric power networds.

TESTING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AN AVIAN FLIGHT DIVERTER FOR REDUCING AVIAN COLLISIONS WITH DISTRIBUTION POWER LINES IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
This study to determine how to reduce avian collitions with distribution power lines, specifically looking at the effectivness of using bird flight deverters. Based on the results of the study, design and protocol recommendations specific to distribution lines were made as well as land management recommendations.

Transmission Vegetation Management NERC Standard FAC-003-2 Technical Reference
Provide guidance for complying with the requirements of Reliability Standard FAC-003-2.


To explore more mitigation resources related to Transmission projects, please visit the RAPID Best Practices Landscape-Scale Mitigation.

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