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  • AWC, NAFO, SLMA Statement on the Senate Farm Bill

    Jun 12, 2018
    The American Wood Council, the National Alliance of Forest Owners and the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association responded in a joint statement to the introduction of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the farm bill.
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  • AWC: Washington state helping revolutionize how America builds

    Mar 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following Governor Jay Inslee signing SB 5450, which directs the state of Washington to enact the tall wood building code changes when adopted by the International Code Council. The move will help jump start mass timber construction in the state.
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  • AWC’s self-directed study program tops 100 Courses

    Feb 20, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council’s (AWC) self-directed study program now has 100 available online courses (eCourses) about wood. Course areas range from the use and application of AWC standards, building codes, design considerations, and green buildings and materials.
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  • AWC applauds House passage of Resilient Federal Forests Act

    Nov 02, 2017
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 (H.R. 2936). The bill (H.R. 2936) includes the research title of the Timber Innovation Act (H.R. 1380/S. 538), which would establish a performance driven research and development program for advancing the use of innovative wood products in building construction.
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  • Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition, including AWC, asks Congress for improvements in the next Farm Bill

    Jul 24, 2017
    WASHINGTON – As Congress begins writing the next iteration of the Farm Bill, the Forests in the Farm Bill (FIFB) Coalition, a group of 92 forest organizations, released a set of forest-related recommendations that would improve the bill’s ability to support private and family-owned forests and the benefits they provide.
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  • Fire testing completed on full-scale mass timber building

    Jul 13, 2017
    Five full-scale mass timber fire tests in a multi-story apartment building have been completed with promising results.
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  • AWC applauds Secretary of Agriculture’s confirmation

    Apr 24, 2017
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in response to Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue’s confirmation as Secretary of Agriculture in President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Administration.
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  • Senate, House introduce Timber Innovation Act

    Mar 07, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The Senate and House today introduced the “Timber Innovation Act” to the support of the American Wood Council (AWC), American Forest Foundation (AFF), Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC), National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) and Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (SLMA).
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