• AWC hires O’Brocki as Fire Service Manager

    Mar 29, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – A new position, Manager, Fire Service Relations, with the American Wood Council (AWC) will be filled by Raymond “Ray” O’Brocki, CBO, effective immediately. O’Brocki will create a stronger relationship between AWC and the fire service community.
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  • AWC: Boiler MACT decision a step in the right direction

    Mar 16, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement in response to the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) Court decision on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Reconsideration rule.
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  • AF&PA, AWC Call for Regulatory Transparency at House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Hearing

    Mar 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – In testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the American Forest & Paper Association and American Wood Council called for federal agencies to implement stronger good guidance practices and benefit-cost analysis to ensure agency guidance and regulations do more good than harm. Paul Noe, Vice President for Public Policy for both associations, testified as one of five panelists at the Capitol Hill hearing - “Shining Light on the Federal Regulatory Process.” The full text of his testimony can be found here.
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  • AWC: NSR Emission Accounting guidelines a win for business and environment

    Mar 13, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) policy memo on New Source Review (NSR) project emission accounting.
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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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  • Fire-Resistance-Rated Wood Assembly guide updated

    Mar 01, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released an update to “Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) 3 - Fire-Resistance-Rated Wood Floor and Wall Assemblies.”
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  • AWC’s self-directed study program tops 100 Courses

    Feb 20, 2018
    LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council’s (AWC) self-directed study program now has 100 available online courses (eCourses) about wood. Course areas range from the use and application of AWC standards, building codes, design considerations, and green buildings and materials.
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  • AWC, AF&PA Call for Serious Reforms in New Source Review Permitting Program at House Energy and Commerce Environment Subcommittee Hearing

    Feb 14, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council and American Forest & Paper Association called for serious reforms in the New Source Review (NSR) permitting program in testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Environment Subcommittee. Paul Noe, Vice President for Public Policy for both associations, testified as one of six panelists at the Capitol Hill hearing - “New Source Review Permitting Challenges for Manufacturing and Infrastructure.” The full text of his testimony can be found here.
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