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  • Wood products, forestry endorse “Timber Innovation Act”

    May 02, 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 lead sponsors Sens. Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Mike Crapo (ID). Sens. Amy Klobuchar (MN), Steve Daines (MT) and Maria Cantrell (WA) are also original co-sponsors. The bill would:
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  • AWC: ICC approves Tall Wood Ad Hoc Committee

    Jan 12, 2016
    LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council (AWC) Vice President Kenneth Bland, P.E., issued the following statement regarding the International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors approval of the formation of a Tall Wood Ad Hoc Committee.
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  • USFS Chief Tidwell, Michael Green headline tall wood panel

    Oct 27, 2015
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) is shining a spotlight on the merits of mass timber construction, the carbon benefits provided by these green buildings, and the positive economic impacts they generate.
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  • AWC applauds Tall Wood Building Competition winners

    Sep 17, 2015
    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement in response to the announcement of the Tall Wood Building Competition winners. The competition is a partnership between the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, Softwood Lumber Board and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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  • AWC awarded USDA grant to research market for tall wood construction

    Apr 15, 2015
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct research on the fire performance of mass timber buildings. AWC will partner with the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Fire Protection Research Foundation and the Property Insurance Research Group.
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  • AWC Statement on CEQ "Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda" Released Today

    Oct 08, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the Council of Environmental Quality (CEQ)'s release of their "Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda" today.
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  • AWC Exhibits Tall Wood Buildings on Capitol Hill

    Jul 18, 2014
    Forest Products Industry Expo featured industry partners in sustainability
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) showcased a 42-story-tall wood building model yesterday at the International Conservation Caucus Foundation's Forest Products Industry Expo on Capitol Hill.
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