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AWC Statement on EPA Request for Extension to Re-propose Boiler MACT Rule for Further Comment
Dec 07, 2010
WASHINGTON - American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski today issued the following statement on EPA's request for an extension to re-propose and reissue the Boiler MACT rule for further comment.
American Wood Council Elects New Officers
Nov 29, 2010
WASHINGTON - The American Wood Council (AWC) elected new officers during its (first) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois on November 17-18, 2010. Serving for a one-year term are Chairman Joe Patton of The Westervelt Company; First Vice Chairman Brian Luoma of LP; Second Vice Chairman Fritz Mason of Georgia-Pacific LLC; and, Marc Brinkmeyer of the Idaho Forest Group as the Immediate Past Chairman.
AWC, Others Send Letter to EPA about Boiler MACT
Nov 10, 2010
WASHINGTON - The letter, below, was sent to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson expressing concerns with the proposed Boiler MACT rule held by the 50 industry associations who signed onto the letter. This letter shows the unified position of these groups in what needs to be addressed by EPA as the rulemaking process heads for conclusion.
41 Senators Express Their Concern Over EPA Rule That Will Cost Jobs
Sep 28, 2010
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and American Wood Council (AWC) today commended the 41 U.S. Senators who sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson expressing their concerns about the threat to manufacturing jobs posed by EPA's proposed maximum achievable control technology rule for industrial boilers, commonly referred to as Boiler MACT.
American Wood Council Statement on CIBO Economic Impact Study
Sep 15, 2010
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the release of an economic impact study commissioned by the Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO) related to the proposed EPA Boiler MACT rule.
American Wood Council Troubled by Possible Job Losses Shown in New Study Relating to Air Regulation
Aug 31, 2010
Wood Product Sector Already Dealing with Obstacles from Economic Situation
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the American Forest & Paper Association's (AF&PA) release of a new study conducted by Fisher International showing large potential job losses due to excessive air regulation.
AWC Submits Comments on EPA Air Regulations
Aug 30, 2010
Encourages EPA to Focus on Health-Based Methods to Keep Americans Working
WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) President Robert Glowinski released the following statement following the submission of comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on proposed rules for Boiler Maximum Achievement Control Technology (Boiler MACT), Boiler Generally Achievable Control Technology (Boiler GACT) and Commercial Industrial Solid Waste Incinerator (CISWI).
Support from Members of Congress for Expanding Sustainable Forest Certification Could Stimulate Market for Forest Products
Jul 19, 2010
WASHINGTON – Seventy-nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives showed their support for wood as a renewable building resource – and the workers it supports in the U.S. forest products industry -- in a letter to the President and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, Rick Fedrizzi, by urging the expansion of recognized sustainable forest certification programs.
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