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2015 Permanent Wood Foundation standard approved
Feb 04, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council's 2015 Permanent Wood Foundation Design Specification (PWF) standard has been approved by the American National Standards Institute as an American National Standard. The PWF is referenced in the International Code Council's 2015 International Residential Code and International Building Code.
Paper, Wood Products Manufacturers Testify in Favor of Current Ozone Standards at EPA Public Hearing
Feb 02, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski have issued the following statements supporting the facts presented in the organizations' joint testimony at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) public hearing in Sacramento, Calif. on national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone.
AWC testimony: Evidence doesn’t support lowering ozone NAAQS
Jan 29, 2015
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council will testify Thursday during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public hearing on the proposed updates to the National Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone.
AWC supports House passage of "Regulatory Accountability Act"
Jan 13, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding today's passage of the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 185) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would modernize the 69-year old Administrative Procedure Act and improve how federal agencies write the regulations that most significantly affect the U.S. economy.
90 Seconds to Understand "Carbon Neutrality": Paper, Wood Products Manufacturers Create New Web Video
Dec 22, 2014
WASHINGTON – "What does 'carbon neutral' mean?" It's a great question, and today the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and American Wood Council (AWC) have launched a new web video explaining the concept – from a biomass energy users' perspective – in only 90 seconds.
AWC named one of Virginia’s 100 best places to work
Dec 10, 2014
The American Wood Council (AWC) has been named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business magazine and Best Companies Group.
Sierra Pacific President elected AWC's 2015 chairman
Dec 08, 2014
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council today announced the election of Sierra Pacific President George Emmerson as the new AWC chairman for a one-year term.
AWC responds to EPA's Boiler MACT proposal
Dec 02, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement following the Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) reconsideration proposal released by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today.
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