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2030 Goal Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our goal to reduce GHG emissions will double the significant progress AF&PA members have made to date.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Goals Print Brochure

Our ambitious new set of goals, Better Practices, Better Planet 2030, will further advance the role our industry plays in the circular economy and build on our achievements to improve our planet, our people and our communities.

AF&PA 2020 Sustainability Report

AF&PA members have met or exceeded many of the sustainability goals we set in 2011. See our progress in the latest Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Report.

Modernize Air Permitting To Enable Manufacturing

This chart helps identify ways EPA could make improvements to the air permitting process and implementation tools.

AF&PA Commends EPA on Finalizing New Source Review Project Emissions Accounting Rule

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New Source Review (NSR) project emissions accounting (PEA) rule, which was finalized today. 

AF&PA Applauds EPA‘s Proposed Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Rule

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) proposed rule.

AF&PA Applauds EPA Proposal to Balance Benefits and Costs of Air Quality Regulations

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a proposed rulemaking (EPA-HQ-OAR-2020-00044) on how EPA considers benefits and costs in…

AF&PA Disappointed in Court’s Remand of EPA 2017 Risk and Technology Review (RTR) of the Existing Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Standards for Pulp Mill Combustion Sources

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a 2-1 decision remanding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2017 Risk and Technology Review (RTR) of the existing Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards for Pulp Mill…

AF&PA Underscores Support for EPA’s Smart Sectors Program; Thanks Agency for Adding Paper and Wood Products Module

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock underscored AF&PA’s strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Smart Sectors Program and expressed appreciation to the Agency for showcasing paper and wood products…

AF&PA Applauds EPA for “Begin Actual Construction” Air Permitting Guidance

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of “Begin Actual Construction” draft air guidance policy, which will now allow significant construction…

AF&PA Applauds EPA for “Begin Actual Construction” Air Permitting Guidance

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of “Begin Actual Construction” draft air guidance policy, which will now allow significant construction…

Clearwater Paper Wins 2018 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas Reduction

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Clearwater Paper with a 2018 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction for their Lewiston Pulp Optimization Project. The award was presented at AF&PA’s…