U.S. Officials Announce Final Finding in Canadian Softwood Duty Investigations - Update on the latest on the softwood lumber battle as U.S. officials finalize rates and investigations.   (12/1/2017)

  U.S. Announces Antidumping Duties; Negotiations Continue in Softwood Lumber Fight - After the United States announced antidumping duties, both the U.S. and Canadian governments continue talks on developing a new Softwood Lumber Agreement. Analysis of the antidumping duties and the current state of the negotiations.   (8/1/2017)

  Canadian Softwood Duties Could Impact Pallet Market as Investigation Continues - Canadian Lumber Battle: The U.S. softwood lumber industry has filed for trade protection with the U.S. government. This latest round in the lumber battle could have an even bigger impact on the pallet market than previous duty cases. Found out what it means for your lumber market.  (2/1/2017)

  Coming into Focus: USDA Terminates Hardwood Checkoff - USDA terminates Hardwood Checkoff proposal after significant changes to the proposal and opposition from some within the hardwood industry.   (11/1/2015)

  Coming into Focus: Expiration of Softwood Pact Nears, Concerns Arise - Softwood Lumber Agreement: As the trade pact sets to expire, neither the U.S. nor Canadian authorities can reach a new agreement. Looks as if conditions are right for Canadian lumber imports to increase.   (10/1/2015)

  Coming into Focus: USDA Decides to Move Forward with Hardwood Checkoff, Seeks Comment - Federal officials release Hardwood Checkoff revisions indicating they are moving forward with an industry vote on the program while seeking comments on the assessment structure and the inclusion of hardwood plywood.   (7/2/2015)

  Hardwood Checkoff Sponsors Call for Limiting Scope Of the Program, Excluding Industrial Grade Markets - After a number or large sawmills and industrial grade users have voiced their opposition against the proposed hardwood checkoff for trade promotion and research, the BRC announced its willingness to make some concessions to help ensure passage of the proposal.   (3/3/2014)

  Gibson Case Sets Precedent for Lacey Act Enforcement - The investigation into whether Gibson Guitar violated the Lacey Act has been resolved, leaving some lessons for the forest products industry.  (10/1/2012)

  Final Trucking HOS Rules Released - Final Trucking HOS Rules Released  (2/1/2012)

  SLA Extension Could Be Nearing - SLA Extension Could Be Nearing  (2/1/2012)

  Thinking Ahead–Letter from Chaille: Don’t Fret Over It.... Gibson Guitar Case Raises Green Questions - Publisher, Chaille Brindley, asks some tough questions about the implications of the recent controversy over the enforcement of the Lacey Act, especially as it relates to recent raids on Gibson Guitar.   (11/1/2011)

  Good Intentions Gone Wrong? Lacey Act Lessons from the Gibson Guitar Raid - Hardwood Review offers lessons to the hardwood industry coming from the recent Gibson Guitar raids and the concerns being raised about the Lacey Act.   (11/1/2011)

  Biomass Credit Update: A Look at BCAP’s Past and Future Impact - Biomass facilities are gearing up for the release of the final BCAP rules. Find out what it could mean for the forest products industry.  (9/1/2010)

  Federal Government Issues New BCAP Proposed Rules, Suspends Biomass Payments - Biomass Subsidies Update: Federal government issues new BCAP proposed rules, suspends interim biomass payments.   (3/1/2010)

  Two Sides on Softwood - Representatives of U. S. and Canadian Lumber Interests Give Their Views in Lumber Dispute  (9/3/2002)