Forestry Policies (Nebraska)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Nebraska

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

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-08-04
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


Nebraska is home to a state and national forest and a reasonable acreage of planted forests. These lands are managed by the Nebraska Forest Service, operating within the University of Nebraska Lincoln:

The NFS provides a number of resources for the use of wood waste for energy generation. The 2008 Wood Waste Supply and Utilization Assessment identified a significant wood waste resource in the state:

A more recent document identifies current users of forest woody biomass together with economic analysis of their fuel savings:

The NFS offers financial assistance in the form of a cost-share grant for the utilization of woody biomass from forests:

The NFS has also issued a technical summary of woody biomass cofiring as a supplemental fuel resource in coal power plants:

Policy Contact

Contact Name Adam Smith
Department Nebraska Forest Service

Phone 402-472-1276