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Paper and Wood Products Manufacturing Industries' ESPS for EGUs Comments Address Potential Business Implications, Role of Biomass in Compliance Strategies
Dec 01, 2014
WASHINGTON – In joint comments being filed today, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the American Wood Council express concern that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal on Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Generating Units (EGUs) exceeds the agency's authority and has potentially harmful implications for business and consumers alike.
AWC Comments on EPA's Release of Biogenic CO2 Accounting Framework
Nov 19, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's release of its proposed Accounting Framework for Biogenic CO2 Emissions.
AWC Statement on Recent Biogenic Carbon Review
Sep 10, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the "Forest Carbon Accounting Considerations in US Bioenergy Policy" article recently published in the Journal of Forestry. The article is a review of current literature regarding the carbon emissions of biomass. It concludes that considering the full spectrum of forest-based activity, including using a time horizon consistent with that used for other greenhouse gases (GHGs), the use of biomass for energy would result in low-to-zero warming impacts.
AWC Statement on SCOTUS decision on EPA's Tailoring Rule
Jun 23, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement today to uphold in part and overturn in part Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act.WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's announcement today to uphold in part and overturn in part Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act.
AWC Voices Concern Over New Source Performance Standard for Existing EGUs
Jun 02, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's release of New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Existing Electric Generating Units (EGUs).
American Wood Council Responds to Report Recommending Use of Structural Wood Products
May 05, 2014
WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Global Change Research Program's recommended use of structural wood in its Third National Climate Assessment, which noted that "the carbon emissions offset from using wood rather than alternate materials for a range of applications can be two or more times the carbon content of the product" and that "[F]orest product-use strategies include the use of wood wherever possible as a structural substitute for steel and concrete, which require more carbon emissions to produce."
AF&PA and American Wood Council Applaud DC Circuit Court in Waiting for Supreme Court Ruling
Nov 14, 2013
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski released the following statements in response to the DC Circuit Court's decision to wait for the Supreme Court before proceeding with the Biogenic Deferral case.
Industry Reacts to DC Circuit Court Ruling on Biomass Energy Emissions
Jul 12, 2013
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (DC Circuit) ruled today in the case Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that EPA provided insufficient legal justification to defer greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation of biogenic emissions and vacated the agency's Deferral Rule.
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