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WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2013 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) today released new data confirming the strong value forest owners provide to the U.S. economy. “The Economic...
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Today President Obama unveiled his Climate Action Plan, an ambitious agenda of administrative actions to address climate change. His plan appropriately identifies the important role of our nation’s forests in...
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WASHINGTON, DC, June 19, 2013 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) today applauded leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives for adopting by voice vote an amendment to...
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to soon propose changes to its 2010 greenhouse gas regulations (commonly referred to as the “Tailoring Rule”) to address the unique carbon characteristics...
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NAFO President and CEO Dave Tenny presented May 29, 2013 at a Resources for the Future-sponsored event on “The State and Future of U.S. Forestry and Forest Industry.” Tenny discussed...
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Each new market that emerges for private working forests in the U.S. evokes the same question – can these forests sustain an additional resource demand? This question was asked frequently...
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A bipartisan bill introduced yesterday would preserve U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of forest roads. “The Supreme Court ruled last March that forest roads do not require mandatory industrial permits...
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Legislation introduced May 16 in the House and Senate would block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from requiring Clean Water Act permits for stormwater runoff from logging roads. “The...
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WASHINGTON, DC, May 16, 2013 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) today thanked Congressional leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for introducing the Silviculture...
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The Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC) is not wasting any time in pursuing permit requirements for forest roads under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court “issued...
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While some of Europe’s biggest coal-fired power plants are switching to biomass to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the debate in the United States continues over wood energy’s low-carbon credentials....
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The fate of EPA rule exempting biomass-burning facilities from greenhouse gas standards is unclear after arguments over the rule today stretched into overtime before a three-judge appeals court panel which...
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