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  • Sierra Pacific President elected AWC's 2015 chairman

    Dec 08, 2014
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council today announced the election of Sierra Pacific President George Emmerson as the new AWC chairman for a one-year term.
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  • AWC responds to EPA's Boiler MACT proposal

    Dec 02, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement following the Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) reconsideration proposal released by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today.
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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.
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  • AWC, AF&PA respond to EPA's federal ozone standard review

    Nov 26, 2014
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) and the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) are concerned about today's proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the federal ozone standard be tightened to between 65 and 70 ppb from the current level of 75 ppb set in 2008.
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  • AWC announces self-directed study program

    Nov 24, 2014
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council is now offering a complimentary self-directed learning program on designing with wood. Courses are related to the use of traditional and engineered wood products for residential and commercial applications and are available on the AWC website.
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  • AWC supports House passage of "Secret Science Reform Act"

    Nov 19, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 4012, the "Secret Science Reform Act of 2014," by the U.S. House of Representatives. If enacted, the bill would require the Environmental Protection Agency to use reproducible science and disclose all information used in its decision before finalizing regulations.
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  • 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.
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  • 2015 Wood-Frame Construction Manual standard approved by ANSI

    Nov 17, 2014
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council's 2015 Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (WFCM) has been approved as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). WFCM is referenced in the International Code Council's 2015 International Building Code and 2015 International Residential Code (IRC).
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