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RUS Engineering Design Construction Loading Enviromental PDF

RUS Engineering Design Construction Loading Enviromental PDF

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UNITED STATESDEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
RURAL UTILITIESSERVICE
SUMMARY OFITEMS OF ENGINEERING INTERESTAUGUST 2002
 
Items of Engineering InterestAugust 2002
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ITEM PAGE
 
DESIGN and CONSTRUCTION
 
Current Events in the NESC......................................................................................................1
 
Future New 15 KV Construction Standards..............................................................................2
 
Longitudinal Loading on Crossarm Assemblies........................................................................4
 
Permitted Loads on Standard RUS Distribution Guy Assemblies..........................................10
 
Guy Anchor Bonding Clamp...................................................................................................12
 
Preparing Complete Substation Plans and Specifications.......................................................13
 
An Alternative Approach to Constructing a Substation..........................................................21
 
OPERATIONS
 
Rural Electric Safety Accreditation Program..........................................................................21
 
Southern Pine Beetle Infestation..............................................................................................23
 
ENVIRONMENTAL
 
Final Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan Regulations Issued......................24
 
RUS Raptor Protection Guide Drawings.................................................................................25
 
Raptor Electrocution/Collision Prevention Information..........................................................32
 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Memorandums of Understanding.........................................32
 
Avian Power Line Interaction Committee...............................................................................33
 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Interim Guidelines for Recommendations onCommunications Tower Siting, Construction, Operation and Decommissioning.............34
 
MATERIALS
 
Technical Standards Committee “A” (Electric).......................................................................36
 
Chromated Copper Arsenate....................................................................................................40
 
RUS Fiberglass Crossarm Requirements.................................................................................41
 
ADMINISTRATIVE and OTHER 
 
Help Develop the 2007 Edition of the National Electrical Safety Code.................................42
 
 NRECA Joins C2 Committee of NESC...................................................................................44
 
Revision of Electric Program Standard Contract Forms.........................................................44
 
RUS Data Collection System...................................................................................................46
 
The RUS Website....................................................................................................................47
 
RUS Technical Publications....................................................................................................49
 
The National Food and Energy Council..................................................................................54
 
RUS 2002 Electric Engineering Seminar................................................................................54
 
 NRECA T&D Overhead Lines Subcommittee........................................................................55
 
Exhibit 1 - Selected Metric Conversion Factors 57
 
Appendix A ESD Directory 59
 
Appendix B NRECA T&D Committee 61
 

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