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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:54pm
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:04pm
The National Association of State Foresters’ (NASF) FY 2013-2014 annual report is more than just an update on association accomplishments.  It is a testament to what engaged State Foresters, hard-working staff, and supportive partners did to help keep America’s working forests working.  NASF is a leader in defining working forests along the full continuum from urban to rural lands. Whether people live near a single tree or deep in the woods, the work of State Foresters benefits all Americans....
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 8:46am
Dear Administrator McCarthy: The recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacating EPA's Deferral Rule for biogenic carbon emissions under the Tailoring Rule has created significant uncertainty for biomass and forest products facilities that have begun operations, construction, or major modifications since the July 20, 2011, effective date of the Deferral Rule. Companies and municipalities have made – and are planning to make – significant capital...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 2:04pm
Report to the Secretary of Agriculture Forestry Research Advisory Council[1] July 2, 2013[2]   Our nation’s forests contribute clean water, wildlife, carbon sequestration, jobs for rural communities, recreation, wood, energy, and other bio-based products. All forestlands, from the smallest family-owned parcel to the vast tracks of national forests, are key contributors to these goods and services. Threats to U.S. forests and the services they provide are increasing in intensity and scope....
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:15pm
A summary of Association activities for the 2012 fiscal year.
Monday, July 2, 2012 - 9:00am
Ron Buckhalt Office of Procurement and Property Management RE: Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement amendments. The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) respectfully submits the following comments in response to the USDA, Office of Procurement and Property Management publication of the Proposed rule and amendments regarding Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement (...
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Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 8:54am
Ken SandlerOffice of Governmentwide PolicyGeneral Services Administration1275 First Street, NE, Room 633 DWashington, DC 20417 Dear Mr. Sandler: The undersigned organizations respectfully submit the following comments to the Green Building Advisory Committee (GBAC) in response to the request published in the Federal Register on October 21, 2011. Our organizations work collectively to ensure the sustainability of the nation's forests, encourage the use of products from well-managed forests and...
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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010 Dear Senator Wyden, The undersigned forest and conservation organizations are writing to express our support for your amendment to the Home Star Energy Retrofit provisions in the Senate energy bill. This amendment will encourage the use of energy efficient wood products in home retrofits. Wood products are one of the most environmentally friendly building materials, especially when compared with other materials like steel and concrete. Using wood for construction results in...
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Friday, June 18, 2010 - 4:40pm
The Honorable Lisa P. JacksonAdministratorU.S. Environmental Protection Agency1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20460 Dear Administrator Jackson: We were dismayed to find that the final Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule (Tailoring Rule) would treat greenhouse gas emissions from the combustion of biomass the same as such emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels. This is a significant shift in federal policy, contrary to the...
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Friday, April 9, 2010 - 1:33pm
Director of CEPDUSDA FSA CEPDStop 05131400 Independence Ave., SWWashington, D.C. 20250-0513 Dear Director: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is a non-profit organization comprised of the directors of all of the nation's state and territorial forestry agencies. Our members have a public trust responsibility for managing and protecting two-thirds of the nation's forestland, which is held in private or non-federal public ownership. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to...