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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4799.14-4799.16



4799.14.  The department is authorized to conduct surveys, studies,
and research concerning the economic and environmental costs,
benefits, and feasibility of utilizing wood wastes and forest growth
for thermal processes, including, but not limited to, the generation
of electrical energy or conversion to solid, gaseous, or liquid fuels
for transport or industrial use. Such studies shall include research
concerning the cost of gathering and transporting logging wastes and
other materials from timber management operations to potential
markets and the identification of locations for conversion facilities
and forest management operations with high potential for utilization
of wood for energy production.


4799.15.  The department is further authorized to provide technical
and other assistance to public and private agencies and persons with
respect to forest management, species selection, and other matters as
to which the department has special expertise, in order to encourage
and facilitate utilization of wood for energy production.




4799.16.  The department shall coordinate its activities and
cooperate with the State Energy Resources Conservation and
Development Commission in the development of surveys, studies, and
research concerning the utilization of wood waste and forest growth
for energy. The department shall also coordinate its activities with
other public and private agencies to insure that the activities of
the department and such other agencies are not duplicative and the
maximum benefit occurs from actions taken by the department to carry
out its responsibilities pursuant to this chapter.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 4799.14-4799.16

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4799.14-4799.16



4799.14.  The department is authorized to conduct surveys, studies,
and research concerning the economic and environmental costs,
benefits, and feasibility of utilizing wood wastes and forest growth
for thermal processes, including, but not limited to, the generation
of electrical energy or conversion to solid, gaseous, or liquid fuels
for transport or industrial use. Such studies shall include research
concerning the cost of gathering and transporting logging wastes and
other materials from timber management operations to potential
markets and the identification of locations for conversion facilities
and forest management operations with high potential for utilization
of wood for energy production.


4799.15.  The department is further authorized to provide technical
and other assistance to public and private agencies and persons with
respect to forest management, species selection, and other matters as
to which the department has special expertise, in order to encourage
and facilitate utilization of wood for energy production.




4799.16.  The department shall coordinate its activities and
cooperate with the State Energy Resources Conservation and
Development Commission in the development of surveys, studies, and
research concerning the utilization of wood waste and forest growth
for energy. The department shall also coordinate its activities with
other public and private agencies to insure that the activities of
the department and such other agencies are not duplicative and the
maximum benefit occurs from actions taken by the department to carry
out its responsibilities pursuant to this chapter.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 4799.14-4799.16

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4799.14-4799.16



4799.14.  The department is authorized to conduct surveys, studies,
and research concerning the economic and environmental costs,
benefits, and feasibility of utilizing wood wastes and forest growth
for thermal processes, including, but not limited to, the generation
of electrical energy or conversion to solid, gaseous, or liquid fuels
for transport or industrial use. Such studies shall include research
concerning the cost of gathering and transporting logging wastes and
other materials from timber management operations to potential
markets and the identification of locations for conversion facilities
and forest management operations with high potential for utilization
of wood for energy production.


4799.15.  The department is further authorized to provide technical
and other assistance to public and private agencies and persons with
respect to forest management, species selection, and other matters as
to which the department has special expertise, in order to encourage
and facilitate utilization of wood for energy production.




4799.16.  The department shall coordinate its activities and
cooperate with the State Energy Resources Conservation and
Development Commission in the development of surveys, studies, and
research concerning the utilization of wood waste and forest growth
for energy. The department shall also coordinate its activities with
other public and private agencies to insure that the activities of
the department and such other agencies are not duplicative and the
maximum benefit occurs from actions taken by the department to carry
out its responsibilities pursuant to this chapter.


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