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Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008 Representative Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin US House of RepresentativesWashington DC 20515 Dear Representative Herseth Sandlin, The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) would like to offer our support of HR 5236, the Renewable Biomass Facilitation Act. Your foresight in introducing this bill will help to ensure that the definition of renewable biomass takes full advantage of all reasonable sources of biomass feedstock. NASF represents the directors of all 50 State Forestry...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008 The Honorable John Dingell US House of Representatives Washington DC The Honorable Joe Barton US House of Representatives Washington DC   Dear Chairman Dingell and Ranking Member Barton, The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) urges Congress to modify the definition of renewable biomass in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) provision. As currently written, the definition restricts the types of feedstock that can be used as well as limiting where that feedstock...
Anonymous (not verified)
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 8:05am
February 4, 2008 Senator Joseph LiebermanChairman, Subcommittee on Private Sector Global WarmingSenate Hart 706 Washington, DC 20010 Senator John WarnerRanking Member, Subcommittee on Private Sector Global WarmingSenate Russell 225Washington, DC 20010 Dear Chairman Lieberman and Ranking Member Warner: As a broad and diverse group of domestic forestry interests, we appreciate your efforts to tackle global climate change through the development of carbon offset markets within climate legislation...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 9:00pm
October 24, 2007 The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry 328 A Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Ranking Member Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry 328 A Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510   Dear Chairman Harking and Ranking Member Chambliss: The Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition has come together specifically to increase opportunities for America's...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 - 1:00pm
October 9, 2007 The Honorable Ron Wyden 230 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Wyden: On behalf of the National Association of State Foresters, representing the nation's state and territorial foresters, I would like to thank you for sponsoring S.1930, the Combat Illegal Logging Act of 2007 (CILA). Illegal logging compromises the economic, environmental, and social objectives of sustainable forestry. For this reason, NASF agrees with the many supporters of this...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 - 11:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Sustainable Forestry Implementation Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: National Policy to Ensure Sustainable Forests in the United States BACKGROUND: Our nation’s forests are being threatened. The values at risk are not trivial – clean and abundant water, habitat for plants and animals, rural community stability, energy self-sufficiency, and access for recreation and spiritual renewal. These benefits are too important to have their future left to chance. While the U.S. can...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 12:00am
August 15, 2006 Robin HeardActing DirectorEasement Program DivisionNatural Resources Conservation ServiceP.O. Box 2890Washington, DC 20013-2890 RE: Healthy Forests Reserve Program interim final rule Dear Ms. Heard: On behalf of the National Association of State Foresters, I am writing to provide comment on the interim final rule for the Healthy Forests Reserve program (Title V of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act), published in the Federal Register on May 17, 2006. NASF is a non-profit...
Anonymous (not verified)
Monday, April 17, 2006 - 12:00am
April 17, 2006   Docket ID NO. EPA-HQ-OAR-2001-0017 Environmental Protection Agency Mailcode: 6102T Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Washington, DC 20460   Dear Sir or Madam:   The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is pleased to offer the following comments on the proposed rule for revising the particulate matter national ambient air quality standards (PM NAAQS), published on January 17, 2006, in the Federal Register (71FR2620). NASF is a non-profit organization that represents the...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 1:19pm
April 4, 2006 The Honorable Conrad Burns187 Dirksen Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC20510-2603 Dear Chairman Burns: The undersigned organizations strongly support the US Forest Service Forest Inventory Analysis Program (FIA) and urge Congress to fully fund the program in FY 2007 at $73.4 million. FIA is the only national inventory system that delivers current and consistent information about the status, condition and trends of America's forestland, crossing all ownerships. Forests,...
Anonymous (not verified)
Friday, December 2, 2005 - 12:00am
December 2, 2005 House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman, On behalf of the National Association of State Foresters, I am writing to encourage your support for the Timber Tax Act of 2005 (H.R. 3883). Tax policy has important impacts on forest management, as it influences the decisions made by the forest industry. Recent research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers found that the U.S. has an effective tax rate that is 16 percent above the median of other countries. Policy...

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