135.300. As used in sections 135.300 to 135.311, unless the context requires otherwise, the following terms mean:
(1) "Missouri forestry industry residue", any residue that results from normal timber harvest or production to include slash, sawdust, shavings, edgings, slabs, leaves, bark, and timber thinnings from timber stand improvements;
(2) "Processed wood products", wood pellets, cubes, flour, or any product that results from thermal, chemical, or mechanical processes that sufficiently alter the wood residue to be used as an energy source. Hogged wood and chipped wood do not qualify as processed wood energy resources under sections 135.300 to 135.311;
(3) "Wood energy producer", any person, firm or corporation who engages in the business of producing processed wood products, to be used as an energy source, from Missouri forest industry residues;
(4) "Wood energy producing facility", a Missouri facility using Missouri forest industry residue to produce processed wood products.
(L. 1985 H.B. 831 § 1, A.L. 1996 H.B. 1237)
Missouri General Assembly