Endorsement of the California Tropical Forest Standard


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Lead Agency
Air Resources Board
Document Title
Endorsement of the California Tropical Forest Standard
Document Type
OTH - Other Document

Document Description
Note: FED document & Review Per Lead The California Tropical Forest Standard establishes robust criteria that potential partner jurisdictions (called "implementing jurisdictions") would need to meet when seeking to enable their sector-based crediting programs that reduce emissions from tropical deforestation and degradation, if applicable, to align with regulatory emissions trading systems. While the standard is described and drafted in the context of an emissions trading system, a tropical forest jurisdiction could also use the standard as a guide to attract other types of investments to address deforestation such as pay for performance mechanisms. The Draft EA assesses the potential for significant adverse and beneficial environmental impacts associated with reasonably foreseeable actions taken in response to implementation of the proposed project.

Contact Information
Rebecca Fancher
Air Resources Board
1001 I St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 324-1550



Notice of Completion

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Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Headquarters Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento)
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