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Forestry Policies (New Mexico)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Developer
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Rural Electric Cooperative
Utility
Program Info
State 
New Mexico
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department

New Mexico's forests are managed by the State Forestry Department, within the New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department. In 2010 the Department issued the New Mexico Statewide Natural Resources Assessment and Strategy and Response Plans, including discussion of potential for biomass energy from forest biomass:

http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/documents/New_MexicoNatural_ResourceAss...

New Mexico offers the Biomass Equipment and Materials Compensating Tax Deduction, allowing businesses to deduct the value of equipment and materials used for processing of biobased products:

http://en.openei.org/wiki/Biomass_Equipment_%26_Materials_Compensating_T...(New_Mexico)

The State's forestry regulations and guidelines include required harvesting practices and harvesting permit requirements:

http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SFD/ForestMgt/ForestMgt.html