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AWC supports EPA’s finalized NHSM rule
Jan 21, 2016
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalization of its Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) rule, which expands the list of materials recognized as “non-waste fuels” to include processed construction and demolition (C&D) wood.
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.
AWC, AF&PA Commend EPA for Issuing Non-Hazardous Materials Rule
Mar 26, 2014
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) proposed rule, expanding the list of materials that are recognized as "non-waste fuels" to include processed construction and demolition (C&D) wood, paper recycling residuals, and creosote-treated railroad ties.
American Wood Council Responds to EPA's Release of Final Boiler MACT Rules
Dec 21, 2012
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release of its final Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT), Incinerator, and Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) rules.
AWC Submits Comments on EPA's Boiler MACT Rules
Feb 23, 2012
Despite some improvement, issues of achievability and affordability remain.
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the American Wood Council (AWC) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the reproposed Boiler MACT rules, as well as on the Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration (CISWI or Incinerator) rule, Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) rule, and Boiler Generally Achievable Control Technology (GACT) rule.
AWC Statement on EPA's Guidance Document on the Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Rule
Jul 12, 2011
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski today issued the following statement addressing the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Comparable Contaminant Guidance Concept Paper for the Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) rule that would have EPA issuing "guidance documents" to determine which alternative materials might qualify as fuels.
AWC Statement on Request for EPA to Stay the Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Rule
May 18, 2011
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski today issued the following statement regarding the request of industry coalition for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stay the Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials rule.
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