Forestry Policies (Virginia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Virginia|
|Name||Forestry Policies (Virginia)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Concentrating Solar Power, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Program Administrator||Virginia Department of Forestry|
|Primary Website|| http://www.dof.virginia.gov/
| Last Substantive Modification
Virginia's forests are managed by the Virginia Department of Forestry. In 2010 the Department issued its Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources and Strategic Plan documents:
The Department has also issued a concise reference of the State Forestry Laws:
State incentives for forest biomass energy are currently limited to the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard, however this standard favors wind and solar energy as those resources receive double credits toward the State's goals.
|Contact Name||Charles Becker III|
|Department|| Virginia Department of Forestry