Berea College Forest Begins First College Carbon Offset Project; Links With New Forests for California Carbon Market
Demonstrating Berea College’s long-standing commitment to sustainability, Berea College and New Forests announced today the successful listing of the Berea College Forest Carbon Project with California’s Climate Action Reserve Program. Through the Berea College Improved Forest Management Project, carbon offset credits can be used for compliance in the Air Resources Board of California’s greenhouse gas cap and trade program.
Press Release — Round Valley Indian Tribes New Forests announce carbon pr...
The Round Valley Indian Tribes and New Forests announced today the regulatory approval of the first forest carbon offset project developed on Native American trust land for the California carbon market.
KLAMATH AND SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (April 10, 2014) – New Forests and the Yurok Tribe announced today the regulatory approval of the first forest carbon offset project developed under the California Compliance Offset Protocol – U.S. Forest Projects, a standard adopted by the California Air Resources Board for use in the California cap and trade program. The California Air Resources Board (“ARB”) approved issuance of over 836,000 ARB offset credits to the Yurok Tribe/Forest Carbon Partners CKGG Improved Forest Management project. ARB offset credits can be used for compliance in the California greenhouse gas cap and trade program. The project’s registration is a significant milestone in the development of the offset market in the California cap and trade system.