Wood Council applauds House passage of Resilient Federal Forests Act

By Bill Esler
Woodworking Network
November 1, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: United States

Robert Glowinski

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  American Wood Council  released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017. The bill includes the research title of the Timber Innovation Act, which would establish a performance driven research and development program for advancing the use of innovative wood products in building construction. “The United States has an opportunity to help bring an innovative and sustainable technology to our nation’s construction industry,” said AWC president and CEO Robert Glowinski. …Supporting mass timber construction is a win-win because it would introduce new carbon-neutral building materials to our urban areas, as well as job creation in rural areas.”

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