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52 Pa. Code § 69.3107. Health and safety considerations.

§ 69.3107. Health and safety considerations.

 (a)  Interim guidelines for the use of herbicides and pesticides. Applicants for transmission line siting authority should provide a detailed vegetation management plan that includes the following components:

   (1)  A general description of the utility’s vegetation management plan.

   (2)  Factors that dictate when each method, including aerial spraying, is utilized.

   (3)  Vegetation management practices near aquatic and other sensitive locations.

   (4)  Notice procedures to affected landowners regarding vegetation management practices.

   (5)  Provision of a copy of a landowner maintenance agreement that describes the duties and responsibilities of landowners and the utility for vegetation management to the extent utilized.

 (b)  Interim guidelines for Electromagnetic Field (EMF) impacts. Transmission siting applications should include the following: A description of the EMF mitigation procedures that the utility proposes to utilize along the transmission line route. This description should include a statement of policy approach for evaluating design and siting alternatives and a description of the proposed measures for mitigating EMF impacts.


   The provisions of this §  69.3107 adopted December 10, 2010, effective December 11, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 7095.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  69.3101 (relating to scope).

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