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Title 44. State Government
Chapter 37. Department of Natural Resources
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AS 44.37.210. Assessment By the Commissioner. [See Conditional Effective Date Note]..

(a) In consultation with the commissioner of environmental conservation, the commissioner shall make efforts to assess state and private land in the state for past carbon sequestration and future carbon sequestration potential. The assessment shall seek to quantify carbon sequestration associated with agricultural, forest, soil, and land management systems in this state. From time to time, the commissioner may update the findings as advancements in understanding of the processes of carbon sequestration and new data become available.

(b) The assessment described in this section shall be conducted in a manner that provides a means for the state and owners of private land to estimate past and future net carbon sequestration resulting from agricultural and forestry practices, conservation measures, management systems, and land uses.

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