American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman thanked Congress for reaffirming that federal regulatory policy should reflect the carbon neutrality of forest-based renewable biomass.
Government regulation can be a blessing or a burden. In every case, it's the result of a public process. In contrast, says Domtar CEO John D. Williams, too many of today's extra-governmental, voluntary programs -- shadow regulations -- fall short of this process.
No one likes to think about death, but everyone should. We're all going to die someday. So why not greet the end of life with peace of mind, knowing that your estate plan is well organized and easy to find by those you leave behind?
The forest product industry directly employs approximately 950,000 men and women and supports more than twice that many derivative jobs in supplier industries and local communities. While the industry lost jobs during the Great Recession, our manufacturers have been adding jobs in recent years as the economy expands.
Since 2010, about half of Maine's pulp and paper mills have closed, devastating in just a few years' time an industry that took decades to build. To many communities, it felt like the end of something.
America's newspapers are fighting for their lives. With the rise of the internet, the industry has faced enormous challenges as people have changed how they access news, which results in diminishing subscriber and advertiser revenue streams.
In its Government Reform Plan released this past week, the Administration made the case for privatizing the Postal Service, and preparing for an eventual change through recommendations coming in August from the President's Task Force on the Postal System.
APP (Asia Pulp & Paper) is Indonesia's largest pulp and paper company, and for the last five years Greenpeace has been watching and providing input to make sure it followed through on its promise to end deforestation.
For more than 100 years, our industry's foresters have developed and promoted practices for responsible environmental management and harvesting of forestlands. There are 20 percent more trees in the U.S. today than there were on the first Earth Day in 1970, a testament to the success of these sustainability efforts.