On Friday, December 9 the Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule to implement the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act, adding Title VI to the Toxic Substances Control Act.
The American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood (AAHP) is an organization of American importers, distributors and manufacturers of hardwood plywood, along with other U.S. companies that depend on the availability of global resources.
EPA argued before the DC Circuit that emissions limits covering industrial boilers should be left in place while they work to address legal flaws identified by a federal appeals court, the agency said in a court filing.
On June 28th The U.S. Court of International Trade released its public decision upholding the International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) core findings that Chinese and domestic plywood differ so significantly that the ITC was correct to conclude that imports from China had no impact on the domestic industry’s competitive and financial position.
In an effort to provide KCMA members an overview of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products (“Final Rule”), KCMA worked with their legal counsel to compile a brief bullet point memorandum exclusive to KCMA Members
Many NGO's are now advocating that the Environmental Protection Agency use its new authorities under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to protect workers and other at-risk groups.
Our colleagues at the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) have looked at the impacts of the July court decision vacating a key part of the Boiler MACT.
The Commerce Department said on Tuesday new home sales surged 12.4% t to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000 units last month, the highest level since October 2007.
Last Friday, the DC Circuit Court vacated a key part of the boiler MACT rule that could affect 100s of biomass and coal boilers that recently came into compliance with the 2013 rule.
This month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued draft guidance proposed for updating the tools state regulators use to evaluate air pollution impacts from industrial facilities as part of the permitting process.