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Integrated Vegetation Management Practices Memorandum of Understanding

October 2016 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between EPA and the Edison Electric Institute, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Forest Service), and U.S. Department of the Interior (Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service), that helped establish sound Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) practices as the standard for utility rights-of-way management.

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  • 2016 Integrated Vegetation Management Memorandum of Understanding (PDF)(14 pp, 6 MB, October 2016)
    EPA was formerly a co-signer of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Edison Electric Institute, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Forest Service), and U.S. Department of the Interior (Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service), that helped establish sound Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) practices as the standard for utility rights-of-way management.