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AWC releases Guides to Wood Construction in High Wind Areas
Jun 15, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a series of updated easy-to-use Guides to Wood Construction in High Wind Areas. The guides can be found on the AWC website: http://www.awc.org/codes-standards/publications/wfcm-2012
Paper, Wood Products Manufacturers Applaud Oregon's Carbon Neutrality Policy
Jun 10, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski have issued the following statements supporting today's passage of a bill (SB 752) by the Oregon Legislative Assembly to conditionally exempt carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from biomass from state air pollution regulations.
Coalition Announces Biomass101 Campaign
May 28, 2015
Leading forestry associations plan to correct the record on false and distorted coverage of bioenergy.
WASHINGTON — A leading coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods announced today the creation ofBiomass101.org, a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy. Biomass101 is an effort jointly produced by the American Forest & Paper Association, American Wood Council, Forest Resources Association, and National Alliance of Forest Owners.
AWC's VP of Engineering receives ASTM Award of Merit
May 14, 2015
LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council's (AWC) Vice President of Engineering Bradford Douglas has been recognized with the Award of Merit and title of fellow from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International Committee D07 on Wood.
AWC: Massachusetts Senators wrong on biomass
May 12, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement on the letter Massachusetts Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren sent to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for a ban on biomass as a compliance option for the president's Climate Action Plan.
Check your decks during Building Safety Month
May 01, 2015
Building Safety Month in May emphasizes the need to adopt modern building codes
LEESBURG, VA. – During Building Safety Month, the American Wood Council (AWC) is highlighting the importance of deck safety.
AWC: Energy efficiency legislation should be product neutral
Apr 30, 2015
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding today's hearings in the U.S. House and Senate on energy efficiency legislation.
Pulp, Paper, Paper-Based Packaging and Wood Products Industry Meets New York Lawmakers to Discuss Legislative Proposals
Apr 29, 2015
WASHINGTON – Today in Albany, N.Y., representatives of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the American Wood Council (AWC) are meeting with state lawmakers to discuss legislative proposals that would affect the 30,000 New Yorkers who work in the industry.
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