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AWC Industry Progress Report shows improvements
Jan 17, 2017
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released its second Industry Progress Report, detailing the wood products manufacturing industry’s performance across a number of environment, energy and safety measures.
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.
AWC, AF&PA respond to EPA's federal ozone standard review
Nov 26, 2014
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) and the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) are concerned about today's proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the federal ozone standard be tightened to between 65 and 70 ppb from the current level of 75 ppb set in 2008.
AWC Statement on National Manufacturing Day Forest Products Among Top 5 Manufacturing Employers in 20 States
Oct 03, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding National Manufacturing Day held today. The recognition seeks to bring attention to the skilled labor shortage manufacturers face, connect with future generations, take charge of the public image of manufacturing and ensure the ongoing prosperity of the whole industry.
American Wood Council Applauds White House Rural Council and USDA Secretary Vilsack for Acknowledging Wood Products' Benefits
Mar 18, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in response to this morning's White House Rural Council(WHRC) workshop titled "Building with Wood: Jobs and the Environment," in which U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack proclaimed wood to be one of the world's "most advanced" building materials.
AWC Statement on President Obama's Biobased Product Procurement Memorandum
Feb 24, 2012
Association urges USDA to recognize all wood products as “biobased”
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President Robert Glowinski released the following statement today in response to President Obama’s memorandum directing the federal government to increase procurement of biobased products.
AWC Statement on the U.S. District Court Decision to Vacate Stay of Boiler MACT Rules
Jan 10, 2012
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski today issued the following statement regarding Judge Friedman’s District Court decision to vacate the stay of the Boiler MACT rules.
American Wood Council Applauds House Passage of Bi-Partisan EPA Regulatory Relief Act
Oct 13, 2011
Approval of Senate Legislation Now Needed to Protect U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski today issued the following statement regarding House approval of H.R. 2250 – the EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011.
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