Forestry Policies (Mississippi)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Mississippi


Applies to States or Provinces Mississippi
Name Forestry Policies (Mississippi)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Mississippi Development Authority
Primary Website http://www.mississippi.org/energy/clean-energy/biomass/


Last Review 2014-06-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2014-06-06
Information Source Statewide Assessment and Strategy: http://www.mfc.ms.gov/pdf/Forest_Assessment/MS_Assessment_Resource_Strategy_2010.pdf


Summary

Mississippi's forests are managed by the Mississippi Forestry Commission. The Commission issued in 2010 its Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources and Forest Resource Strategy document:

http://www.mfc.ms.gov/pdf/Forest_Assessment/MS_Assessment_Resource_Strategy_2010.pdf

The Mississippi Development Authority offers information with regard to forest biomass resources in Mississippi:

http://www.mississippi.org/energy/clean-energy/biomass/

The State has significant potential to develop biomass energy from forest resources. The Mississippi Biomass and Renewable Energy Council is organized to provide information about biomass resources and to serve as a forum for building partnerships and promoting biomass incentives in the state:

http://www.ms-biomass.org/


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Policy Contact

Contact Name Terrence Spears
Department Mississipi Development Authority





Email energydiv@mississippi.org


















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