Forestry Policies (New Mexico)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place New Mexico


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














Program Administrator New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Primary Website http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source Statewide Assessment and Strategy: http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/documents/New_MexicoNatural_ResourceAssessment.pdf, Forestry Regulations: http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/ForestMgt/ForestMgt.html


Summary

New Mexico's forests are managed by the State Forestry Department, within the New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department. In 2010 the Department issued the New Mexico Statewide Natural Resources Assessment and Strategy and Response Plans, including discussion of potential for biomass energy from forest biomass:

http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/documents/New_MexicoNatural_ResourceAssessment.pdf

New Mexico offers the Biomass Equipment and Materials Compensating Tax Deduction, allowing businesses to deduct the value of equipment and materials used for processing of biobased products:

http://en.openei.org/wiki/Biomass_Equipment_%26_Materials_Compensating_Tax_Deduction_(New_Mexico)

The State's forestry regulations and guidelines include required harvesting practices and harvesting permit requirements:

http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/ForestMgt/ForestMgt.html


Policy Contact

Department New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
Division State Forestry



Phone 505-476-3325




















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