• AWC Applauds EPA’s Final Rule on Permit Streamlining

    Oct 01, 2020
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Jackson Morrill issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of the “Once In, Always In” final rule to reclassify certain major sources as area sources under the Clean Air Act.
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  • AWC Applauds Final PCWP Rule for Recognizing Emission Reductions

    Jun 08, 2020
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of the final Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) Risk and Technology Review rule.
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  • AWC Statement on EPA Proposal to Balance Benefits and Costs of Air Quality Regulations

    Jun 04, 2020
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of the “Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in the Clean Air Act Rulemaking Process.” The proposal seeks a 45-day comment period on ensuring that all future significant regulations promulgated under the Clean Air Act be accompanied by a benefit-cost analysis.
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  • AWC Supports “Begin Actual Construction” Guidance

    Mar 25, 2020
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of the draft “Begin Actual Construction” air guidance memo. It clarifies that construction on non-emission elements of a project can begin before obtaining a New Source Review (NSR) permit.
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  • AWC: Ambient Air Guidance Uses Realistic Scenarios

    Dec 03, 2019
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuing the final ambient air guidance under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program. The final guidance adopts a more probabilistic approach for where impacts of new projects must be measured for evaluation.
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  • AWC: Proposed PCWP Rule Recognizes Investments in Emission Reductions

    Aug 22, 2019
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of the Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) Risk and Technology Review (RTR) proposal.
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  • AWC: NSR Proposed Rule a Win-Win

    Aug 01, 2019
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule for New Source Review (NSR) project emission accounting.
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  • Forest Products Manufacturers Applaud New EPA Permit Streamlining Rule

    Jun 26, 2019
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council President and CEO Robert Glowinski and American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of a new rule to reclassify certain major sources as area sources under the Clean Air Act. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the proposed rule on “Once In, Always In” on June 25, 2019.
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