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Final Amendments Published for PCWP Air Toxics Standards

On June 8, EPA issued a pre-publication of the finalized amendments to the 2004 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) source category.  The amendments are considered minor and include: requiring testing every five years to improve performance of control technologies, other than biofilters (already required

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U.S. Initiates Inquiry on Hardwood Plywood Imports from Vietnam

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced this week that it has initiated an inquiry into whether Vietnamese imports of hardwood plywood that use components from China are circumventing the existing antidumping and countervailing duties for Chinese hardwood plywood.  Should Commerce preliminarily determine that Vietnamese plywood is circumventing the existing duties, then U.S. Customs and Border

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Greenbuild Conference & Expo to Go Virtual

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo 2020, originally scheduled for November 10-12 in San Diego, has been converted to an all-virtual format. CPA was scheduled to participate as an exhibitor and is evaluating participation options for the virtual version. See Greenbuild

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U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Decrease in April

Total seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in April shrunk 13.5% from March to $406.8 billion. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments totaled $8.3 billion, down 0.9% from March. April shipments of furniture and related products decreased 8.7% to $6.0 billion. New orders for all U.S. manufacturing fell 13.0% from March to $384.3 billion. 

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TSCA Title VI Hits Milestone Date

As of Friday, June 1, manufacturers around the world are now required to import and sell in the U.S. only CARB or TSCA Title VI third-party certified composite wood panels or finished products made with certified panels.  This major milestone ensures that all panels and finished goods made with composite wood sold in the U.S.

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Final Amendments Published for PCWP Air Toxics Standards

On June 8, EPA issued a pre-publication of the finalized amendments to the 2004 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for the Plywood and Composite Wood Products (PCWP) source category.  The amendments are considered minor and include: requiring testing every five years to improve performance of control technologies, other than biofilters (already required

Read More »

U.S. Initiates Inquiry on Hardwood Plywood Imports from Vietnam

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced this week that it has initiated an inquiry into whether Vietnamese imports of hardwood plywood that use components from China are circumventing the existing antidumping and countervailing duties for Chinese hardwood plywood.  Should Commerce preliminarily determine that Vietnamese plywood is circumventing the existing duties, then U.S. Customs and Border

Read More »

Greenbuild Conference & Expo to Go Virtual

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo 2020, originally scheduled for November 10-12 in San Diego, has been converted to an all-virtual format. CPA was scheduled to participate as an exhibitor and is evaluating participation options for the virtual version. See Greenbuild

Read More »

U.S. Manufacturing Shipments Decrease in April

Total seasonally adjusted shipments for all U.S. manufacturing industries in April shrunk 13.5% from March to $406.8 billion. U.S. wood product manufacturing shipments totaled $8.3 billion, down 0.9% from March. April shipments of furniture and related products decreased 8.7% to $6.0 billion. New orders for all U.S. manufacturing fell 13.0% from March to $384.3 billion. 

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TSCA Title VI Hits Milestone Date

As of Friday, June 1, manufacturers around the world are now required to import and sell in the U.S. only CARB or TSCA Title VI third-party certified composite wood panels or finished products made with certified panels.  This major milestone ensures that all panels and finished goods made with composite wood sold in the U.S.

Read More »
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