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  • Free Heights & Areas Calculator now available in Windows

    Jun 14, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) and WoodWorks have released the Windows version of a free app to calculate maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occupancy classifications and types of construction. The Heights & Areas Calculator is based on the provisions in the 2015 and earlier editions of the International Building Code (IBC).
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  • AWC, NAFO, SLMA Statement on the Senate Farm Bill

    Jun 12, 2018
    The American Wood Council, the National Alliance of Forest Owners and the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association responded in a joint statement to the introduction of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the farm bill.
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  • AWC Supports EPA Initiative to Ensure Common Sense Regulations

    Jun 07, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), on balancing the benefits and costs of regulatory proposals. The ANPRM requests public comment on how EPA can consider benefits and costs, with greater consistency, transparency and reliability, when interpreting and implementing its regulatory statutes to develop beneficial regulations.
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  • Third-party verified wood product EPDs renewed

    May 21, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – Nine American Wood Council (AWC) environmental product declarations (EPDs) for North American wood products have been granted a one-year extension by Underwriters Laboratories Environment (ULE), an independent certifier of products and their sustainability.
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  • AWC applauds biomass energy guidance

    Apr 23, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) policy clarifying the treatment of emissions from forest bioenergy to be carbon-neutral.
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  • Paper and Wood Product Manufacturers Applaud Air Permit Modernization

    Apr 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s memorandum directing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review its polices for implementing the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) program. The memo, signed by President Donald Trump today, promotes timely, efficient and successful implementation of air quality standards and permits.
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  • AWC hires O’Brocki as Fire Service Manager

    Mar 29, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – A new position, Manager, Fire Service Relations, with the American Wood Council (AWC) will be filled by Raymond “Ray” O’Brocki, CBO, effective immediately. O’Brocki will create a stronger relationship between AWC and the fire service community.
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  • AWC: Boiler MACT decision a step in the right direction

    Mar 16, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement in response to the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) Court decision on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Reconsideration rule.
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