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Energy Siting Resource Library

Environmental Recommendations for Transmission Planning

The Western Electric Coordinating Council’s (WECC) Environmental Data Task Force (EDTF)  develops recommendations for incorporating environmental and cultural concerns into transmission planning. For this overview paper, the EDTF drafted a series of these recommendation based on their findings from a case study which involved interviewing a diverse group of stakeholders for four potential transmission line projects. (PDF, 6.0 MB)

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