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We’re wrapping things up with Nina Cornett, who has given me, and hopefully you, a greater insight into the issue of timber theft in the U.S. (See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of our series.) I...
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Welcome back to our continuing discussions with Nina Cornett of www.timbertheft.org. (See Part 1 here and Part 2 here.) Nina’s got some stories to share about the challenges of prosecuting U.S.
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We’re here again with Nina Cornett, who runs www.ecooutpost.org and www.timbertheft.org. (See Part 1 of our interview from last week here.) She is going to walk us through how some states approach...
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A few weeks ago I posted some updates on Lacey, including news of the first theft-based indictment in the U.S. I got a comment on the post from Nina Cornett, who has been focused on fighting U.S.
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ULEF stands for Ultra Low Emitting Formaldehyde. To qualify, a product must come in at or under 0.04 ppm. (As a reminder, regular CARB plywood levels are 0.05 ppm.) ULEF is an emissions standard,
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Hello, all! I'm still on the road and haven't had time to write up a new blog for you, but I do have a few new ones in the works. In the meantime, here are a few more shots of the flooring industry...
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So last week I was at the Hardwood Federation Fly-In. It was very successful, with approximately 100 meetings with representatives of Congress. The key talking point was asking for reform of the...
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Where are you? Why aren’t you here? I’m in DC with other people in hardwood-related industries, and we could use you with us.  As always in the fall, I’ve come to DC to take part in the...
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A recent news report about illegal logging in Myanmar (also known as Burma), led to a question about possible Lacey implications. I promised to offer some more info and here it is, a post on How to...
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Last week I discussed the first federal Lacey Act indictment regarding timber theft in the U.S. While hunting for news stories on U.S. tree theft that might put wood into the commercial supply chain,
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