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  • AWC awarded USDA grant to research market for tall wood construction

    Apr 15, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct research on the fire performance of mass timber buildings. AWC will partner with the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Fire Protection Research Foundation and the Property Insurance Research Group.
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  • Manufacturers to EPA's Science Advisory Board: Crucial Framework be Clear, Predictable

    Mar 25, 2015
    WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statements on the U.S. Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Biogenic Carbon Panel hearing, during which members heard testimony on the agency's revised draft Framework for Assessing Biogenic Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions from Stationary Sources.
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  • AWC, AF&PA testimony: Reality Check on Proposed Ozone Standards

    Mar 17, 2015
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski and American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statements following the organizations' joint testimony at today's House Committee on Science, Space and Technology hearing on impact and achievability of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) ozone standard.
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  • Wood products industry releases Weights and Measurement Labeling guidelines

    Feb 24, 2015
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council has collaborated with companies and organizations in the lumber industry to release recommended guidelines for Weights and Measurement Labeling.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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