Utility Vegetation Management Final ReportIndustry
Published March 2004.
This report was prepared by CNUC after the company was commissioned to support the federal investigation of the August 14, 2013 Northeast Blackout. In the report, CNUC concluded that overgrown trees were one of the principal causes of the blackout and that the conditions that led up to the event could be found in most of North America. The report also presents a contextual overview of the UVM industry.