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tbeckman
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:22am
Dear President Obama, We are writing to you, as members of the Forest‐Climate Working Group, to thank you for the central role that you have created for U.S. forests and forest products in your Climate Action Plan and the new natural resources policy proposals that you have announced this week. Your new proposals will leverage the potential for U.S. forests and forest products to mitigate the effects of climate change through carbon sequestration and aid communities in climate preparedness by...
tbeckman
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 3:11pm
Dear President Obama: The Forest-Climate Working Group, representing a diverse spectrum of forest industry, conservation, landowner, and agency interests, appreciates the opportunity to share our views with respect to climate change and U.S. forests, in response to your call to action on climate change. We are writing to urge you to include a clear role for U.S. forests, including working forests and the harvested wood products they generate, as part of the solution to addressing climate change...
tbeckman
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:07am
Dear Congresswoman Matsui: The Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) would like to thank you for your commitment to energy conservation and your recognition of the role properly placed trees have in mitigating greenhouse gasses and reducing electricity consumption. We write today in support of your efforts to assist retail power providers with the establishment and operation of targeted residential tree planting programs through your recently introduced bill HR 1807 “The Residential Energy...
tbeckman
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 9:37am
Dear Mr. Howenstein, We would like to commend the USDA’s efforts to adapt to a changing climate as laid out in its 2012 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan. For your consideration and final review of the plan, we offer a number of comments concerning the role of forests in adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change. We have also attached a policy statement, NASF Adaptation and Mitigation: Concepts for Forest-Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Legislation and Administrative...
tbeckman
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:57pm
Dear Congressman Waxman and Senator Whitehouse: We would like to commend the Bicameral Task Force on its efforts to promote practical and cost efficient activities to address the nation’s changing climate.  We  urge the Task Force to recognize the strategic role that our nation’s forests have in contributing to these efforts.  We applaud the United States Forest Service (USFS) on its 2012 research paper, Effects of Climate Variability and Change on Forest Ecosystems: A Comprehensive Science...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 11:37am
Re: Call For Information: Information on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Sources; 75 Fed. Reg. 41173 (July 15, 2010); Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0560 To Whom It May Concern: The National Association of State Foresters respectfully submits the following comments in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Call for Information: Information on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Sources (Docket ID No. EPA-...
Anonymous (not verified)
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 11:23am
Re: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources: Industrial, Commercial,and Institutional Boilers; Proposed Rule, 75 Fed. Reg. 31896 (June 4, 2010) To Whom It May Concern: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) respectfully submits the following comments inresponse to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) proposed National Emission Standards forHazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources (Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2006-0790). NASF seeks todiscuss,...
Anonymous (not verified)
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 11:35am
Re: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers; Proposed Rule, 75 Fed. Reg. 32006 (June 4, 2010); Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2002-0058 To Whom It May Concern: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) respectfully submits the following comments in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Major Sources. NASF offers...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 12:40pm
July 15, 2010 Dear Majority Leader Reid: The undersigned forest, agriculture, and conservation organizations, representing over 2.2 million landowners, conservationists, and natural resource professionals, are writing to urge you to include the Carbon Conservation Program and the necessary funding for this program in any climate and energy legislation moving through the Senate. We were pleased to see authorizing language for the Carbon Conservation Program ("the Program") in the Kerry-...
Anonymous (not verified)
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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