As you all know, I'm at Surfaces in Las Vegas this week. Here's a photo of some of us in the NWFA/Hardwood Floors pavilion; this is a gathering of some of us who are working on the Formaldehyde Task Force:

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And here's me and new NWFA staffer John Forbes. John is now the NWFA's Manufacturer Services Director:

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Elizabeth Baldwin has over 20 years of international wood sourcing experience. Very widely traveled, her résumé's "Special Skills" section includes "the ability to eat anything from raw horse to deep-fried scorpion." She serves as Metropolitan Hardwood Flooring's ( ECO (Environmental Compliance Officer) and deals daily with the "green alphabet soup" of today's industry: FSC, CARB, LEED, and much more. She blogs for Hardwood Floors on all things green (and, as she says, " 'grey' and 'blue' and almost every color except 'black and white.' Nothing in this world is black and white, particularly not 'green issues.'")