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Wood energy and the environment

August 2012

The critical importance of environmental certification in the growing wood fuel sector is the subject of PEFC International’s Stakeholder Dialogue this year.

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A way to go on Australian illegal logging bill

August 2012

Australia intends its anti-illegal logging bill to be the equivalent of the EU Timber Regulation and America’s Lacey Act; a means of minimizing the risk of illegally harvested wood entering the market and assuring consumers of their wood products’ environmental credentials.

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EUTR implementing regulation puts pressure on monitoring organisations

August 2012

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) implementing regulation was formally adopted by the European Commission in July, according to the latter’s director general environment Svetla Atanasova.

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Nantes presentations underline hunger for EUTR information

August 2012

A lively series of talks and discussions on the upcoming EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) at the Carrefour International du Bois French timber industry exhibition highlighted the level of interest in the legislation among timber traders, end users and specifiers. But it also underlined the real hunger in the market for more detailed information; particularly on how the anti-illegal timber Regulation will impact on the day to day operation of individual businesses and precisely what they need to do to prepare for its introduction in March next year.

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