Washington, DC – Dave Tenny, President & CEO of the National Alliance of Forest Owners released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the Growing Climate Solutions Act.
“We applaud the Senate on the passage of The Growing Climate Solutions Act, which will help private forest owners of all sizes deliver carbon mitigation benefits at scale. We support working with USDA to address cost and technology barriers to participation in forest carbon markets while maintaining the rigor needed for high quality carbon outcomes. We look forward to working with members of both parties in the House to take up and pass this legislation into law.”
The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) is a national advocacy organization committed to advancing federal policies that support the long-term economic, social and environmental benefits of sustainably managed privately-owned forests. NAFO member companies own and manage more than 47 million acres of private working forests – forests that are managed to provide a steady supply of timber. NAFO’s membership also includes state and national associations representing tens of millions of additional acres. Private working forests in the U.S. support 2.5 million jobs. Learn more at nafoalliance.org.