During a Softwood Lumber Board Executive Committee meeting held on September 16, 2015, a USDA representative made the following statement regarding the Resolute case: On September 9, 2015, the United States District Court for the District of
USGBC Recognizes Benefits of Building with Wood For the first time, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has begun promoting wood as a premier sustainable building material, due to its low environmental impact. In the article written by
The International Code Council (ICC), developer of U.S. model building standards, and publisher Hanley Wood launched the Code Counts newsletter, with AWC as the exclusive sponsor of the first issue. Aiming to inform and educate nearly 27,000
WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Secretary of Agriculture announced a partnership agreement between the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help coordinate research, demonstration
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed seven members to serve on the Softwood Lumber Board. Members will serve a 3-year term of office beginning Jan. 1, 2015. New appointments include manufacturers Fritz R. Mason, Peachtree City, Ga.,
(Note: the nominations and election process for 2015 is now CLOSED. A similar process will be followed for Board seat elections in 2016) (See the form, "NOMINATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE SOFTWOOD LUMBER BOARD" linked here ) The Softwood
Washington, DC — March 18, 2014 — The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) applauds USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement on the benefits of using wood in taller buildings at today's workshop “ Building with Wood: Jobs and the Environment"