Forestry Policies (Alabama)

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Place Alabama


   
Applies to States or Provinces Alabama
Name Forestry Policies (Alabama)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Alabama Forestry Commission
Primary Website http://www.forestry.state.al.us/biomass_publications.aspx?bv=5&s=0



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source Woody Biomass Energy Opportunities: http://www.forestry.state.al.us/Biomass/Woody%20Biomass%20Energy%20Opportunities%20in%20Alabama.pdf


Summary

Alabama's Forests are managed by the Alabama Forestry Commission. The Commission has organized biomass market resources including a number of publications with regard to biomass energy opportunities and harvesting in the state:

http://www.forestry.state.al.us/biomass_publications.aspx?bv=5&s=0

The "Woody Biomass Energy Opportunities in Alabama" document, issued by the State Forestry Commission, includes discussion of resource availability and markets, as well as reference of grant and tax credit incentive opportunities:

http://www.forestry.state.al.us/Biomass/Woody%20Biomass%20Energy%20Opportunities%20in%20Alabama.pdf

"Woody Biomass 101" is a resource for forest owners which includes harvest recommendations for biomass resources:

http://www.forestry.state.al.us/Publications/TREASURED_Forest_Magazine/2010_Spring/Woody%20Biomass%20101%20General%20Harvesting%20Issues%20Concerns%20and%20Recommendations%20for%20Alabama%20Forest%20Owners.pdf

The State Biomass Energy Program is a primary driver of biomass energy development in the state: (CURRENTLY INACTIVE)

http://en.openei.org/wiki/Biomass_Energy_Program_(Alabama)



Policy Contact

Department Alabama Forestry Commission

Address P.O.Box 302550
Address 2 513 Madison Ave.
Place Montgomery, Alabama
Zip/Postal Code 36130-2550
Phone 334-240-9300



Website http://www.forestry.state.al.us/Contact.aspx
     
     

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Authority 1: Alabama Biomass Energy Program




















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