The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a direct final rule Oct. 25 to update several voluntary consensus standards in the rule governing Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products.
EPA published a direct final rule (82 FR 31922) and a proposed rule (82 FR 31932) in Tuesday's Federal Register. These rules intend to delete Section 770.45(f), which would prohibit voluntary labeling of composite wood products or finished goods made entirely of composite wood products manufactured before the regulatory manufactured-by date.
Upon publication of the preliminary countervailing duty (CVD) determination in the Federal Register, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will require importers to post either a 9.89% or a 111.09% deposit on imports of hardwood plywood from China.
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Trump Administration issued an order on January 20 directing all Federal agencies to suspend for 60 days the effective dates of rules that have published in the Federal Register but have not yet taken effect.
The American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood (AAHP) expressed disappointment in today’s ruling by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that it will proceed with an investigation into alleged “dumping” practices of Chinese hardwood plywood to gain an unfair competitive advantage.
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.