Financial considerations of policy options to enhance biomass utilization for reducing wild fi re hazards

  title={Financial considerations of policy options to enhance biomass utilization for reducing wild fi re hazards},
  author={Dennis R. Becker and Debra Larson and Eini C. Lowell},
a r t i c l e i n f o The Harvest Cost–Revenue Estimator, a financial model, was used to examine the cost sensitivity of forest biomass harvesting scenarios to targeted policies designed to stimulate wildfire hazardous fuel reduction projects. The policies selected represent actual policies enacted by federal and state governments to provide incentive to biomass utilization and are aimed at addressing particular challenges in the production lifecycle of trees to final product. Policies were… CONTINUE READING
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