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  • 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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  • American Wood Council - Working Together for a Successful, Stable Future for Wood Products

    Jul 07, 2010
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) has completed final steps to establish itself as an independent trade association representing traditional and engineered wood product manufacturers. In AWC, companies of all sizes and from across numerous wood product segments have joined together to have an effective voice for wood products. In creating the independent association, AWC will provide the industry with a forum to work together on issues related to building codes and standards, green building, and environmental regulations affecting wood products manufacturers.
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  • AF&PA and AWC Appeal to EPA for Changes to Boiler MACT Proposed Rule

    Jun 15, 2010
    Changes Recommend Ways to Protect Public Health, Jobs, and Renewable Energy Use
    WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (Boiler MACT) rule is so stringent that it could create serious disincentives for the use of renewable energy and be unsustainable for the forest product industry and the nearly 900,000 men and women it supports.
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  • AWC Recognizes High-Performance Building Week

    Jun 14, 2010
    Wood Products are an Essential Element for Green Building
    WASHINGTON – The High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC), of which the American Wood Council (AWC) is a member, has designated June 13-19 as High-Performance Building Week. The week is an opportunity to highlight the importance of high-performance buildings to federal, state, and local policymakers and the general public. The extensive use of wood products in our buildings achieves the sustainability goals established for high-performance building.
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  • America's Leading Wood Building Products Companies Pledge to Help Haiti Rebuild Stronger, Safer Buildings

    Feb 03, 2010
    Group Calls on Federal Officials to Focus Reconstruction on Earthquake-Resistant Wood Instead of Less-Resistant Materials
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