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New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines for aviation lighting on wind energy projects went into effect on Feb. 1, 2007.

A new chapter, Marking and Lighting Wind Turbine Farms, has been added to the guidelines. According to the guidelines, the recommendations for lighting wind farm structures provide "day and night conspicuity and assist pilots in identifying and avoiding these obstacles."

To view the full report, "Obstruction Marking and Lighting," visit www.oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaaEXT/content/AC70_7460_1K.pdf

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