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  • AWC applauds biomass energy guidance

    Apr 23, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) policy clarifying the treatment of emissions from forest bioenergy to be carbon-neutral.
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  • AWC applauds EPA’s biomass fuel expansion

    Feb 06, 2018
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalizing its list of “non-waste fuels” under the Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials (NHSM) rule, which now includes borate and copper naphthenate-treated rail ties.
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  • AWC: Clean Power Plan didn’t provide clarity on biomass

    Oct 10, 2017
    WASHINGTON - American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the release of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule to repeal the Clean Power Plan.
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  • AWC applauds carbon neutrality of biomass in Omnibus Package

    May 04, 2017
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in support the fiscal 2017 omnibus package passing both houses of Congress. The package included language requiring the federal government to treat emissions from forest biomass as carbon neutral.
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  • AF&PA, AWC Applaud Senate Introduction of Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

    Apr 26, 2017
    WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued the following statement in support of Senators Rob Portman and Heidi Heitkamp’s introduction of the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017.
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  • AWC, AF&PA Support Administration’s Executive Order on Clean Power Plan

    Mar 28, 2017
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski and American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement in support of the Administration’s Energy Independence Executive Order.
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  • AWC Industry Progress Report shows improvements

    Jan 17, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released its second Industry Progress Report, detailing the wood products manufacturing industry’s performance across a number of environment, energy and safety measures.
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  • AWC: Senate Energy Bill step in the right direction for biomass

    Apr 20, 2016
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) Vice President, Government Affairs Sarah Dodge has issued the following statement regarding today’s passage of the “Clean Distributed Energy Grid Integration Act” (S. 2012) in the U.S. Senate. The bill included an amendment led by Sen. Susan Collins (ME) which would require the Secretaries of Energy and Agriculture and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to jointly ensure that federal policy relating to forest bioenergy: (1) is consistent across all departments and agencies; and (2) recognizes the full benefits of the use of forest biomass for energy, conservation and responsible forest management.
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