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  • AWC welcomes Christiansen as Chief of the Forest Service

    Oct 15, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in response to Vicki Christiansen’s appointment as the 19th Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service. Christiansen has been serving as the Interim Chief since March.
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  • AWC applauds USDA Under Secretary confirmation

    Aug 31, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in response to James (Jim) Hubbard’s confirmation as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Hubbard worked for the Colorado Forest Service for 35 years and served as the state’s chief forester for the last 20 years.
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  • Third-party verified wood product EPDs renewed

    May 21, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – Nine American Wood Council (AWC) environmental product declarations (EPDs) for North American wood products have been granted a one-year extension by Underwriters Laboratories Environment (ULE), an independent certifier of products and their sustainability.
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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 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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  • AWC encourages Perdue to continue support of innovative wood products

    Jan 19, 2017
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in response to former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue’s nomination as Secretary of Agriculture in President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Administration.
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  • AWC welcomes “Timber City” exhibit to the National Building Museum

    Sep 19, 2016
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) was on hand to welcome the “Timber City” exhibit to the National Building Museum, which opens to the public today and will run through May 2017 in Washington, D.C. The exhibition demonstrates the many advantages offered by cutting-edge methods of timber construction, including strength, fire resistance, sustainability and beauty.
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  • Wood products, forestry applaud House introduction of “Timber Innovation Act”

    Jul 06, 2016
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC), American Forest Foundation (AFF), Binational Softwood Lumber Council (BSLC) and Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (SLMA) today announced their strong support for the “Timber Innovation Act,” introduced by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA).
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