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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.
2012 National Design Specification® Printed Copies Now Available from the American Wood Council
Dec 20, 2012
LEESBURG, VA – The American Wood Council's (AWC) 2012 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction is now available for purchase in printed format.
American Wood Council Statement Regarding EPA's Final PM NAAQS Standards
Dec 14, 2012
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement today following the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release of its final National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM).
American Wood Council Team Expands to Support Building Codes and Standards Work
Dec 03, 2012
LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) is pleased to announce the addition of four new staff members to support its building codes and standards activities.
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Gains Code Approval – New Opportunities for Wood in Non-Residential Structures
Nov 12, 2012
LEESBURG, VA – A proposed code change by the American Wood Council (AWC) to expand the use of cross laminated timber through the building code's heavy timber construction classification has been approved by the International Code Council (ICC). The recently approved change will lead the way for new U.S. markets for this emerging wood product in non-residential buildings.
American Wood Council Hosts 3rd Annual Members Meeting in Chicago - Highlights political outlook and structural wood product certification
Oct 29, 2012
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Oct. 24, representatives from across the structural wood products industry met for the American Wood Council's (AWC) third annual members meeting in Chicago.
American Wood Council Statement Regarding EPA's Proposed PM NAAQS Standards
Jun 18, 2012
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski released the following statement today following EPA's release of its proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM).
AWC applauds Reps. Thompson and Schrader for introducing the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012
Jun 01, 2012
WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) have introduced H.R. 5873 – the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012 – to modify the definition of "biobased" materials to specifically include wood products in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Biobased Markets Program initiatives.
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