11 März 2013

Congress again seeks to alter USDA definition of bio-based materials

Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013 to include forest products in FB4P

In an effort to correct what they see as a U.S. Department of Agriculture oversight, U.S. senators Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), along with Congressmen Glenn “G.T.” Thompson (R-Pa.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), have introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013.

The bill is intended to include forest products in the USDA’s Federal Biobased Products Preferred Procurement Program (FB4P).

… Full text: hardwoodfloorsmag.com/editors/blog/default.aspx?id=1824

Tags: Farm Bill, support, promotion, market, wood products

Source: Hardwood Floors News, 2013-03-11.

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