Met-Ed’s Starts Tree Trimming

Maintaining proper clearances around electrical equipment can help reduce the frequency and duration of power outages, especially those associated with severe weather such as February’s widespread wind storm. Since the beginning of the year, tree contractors have trimmed along more than 630 miles of distribution and transmission lines in the Met-Ed area as part of the company’s more than $23 million vegetation management program for 2019, with an additional 2,500 miles expected to be completed by year end.The vegetation management work is conducted by certified forestry experts under the company’s direction, including: Aerial Solutions, Asplundh Tree Expert Company, Davey Tree Expert Company, Lewis Tree Service, Nelson Tree Service Inc., Rotor Blade, Treesmiths and York Tree Service Inc.

During the upcoming months, Met-Ed will trim trees in the following locations: Easton, Gettysburg, Hamburg, Hanover, Lebanon, Reading, Stroudsburg, York and surrounding areas, and Bucks County.

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