Tree Frog Forestry News

Softwood lumber ruling emphasizes need for new NAFTA deal

The Tree Frog Forestry News
December 8, 2017
Category: Today's Takeaway

The US International Trade Commission ruled that the American lumber industry has been harmed by Canadian softwood imports, locking in the interim duties. Here is a smattering of responses:

In other news: a Nova Scotia MLA says cancelling the mill book signing infringes on free speech, although the author is benefiting from the headlines; and New Jersey lawmakers are reluctant to curtail wood use after the 2015 Edgewood apartment fire.

Finally, Michael Green explains why wood is the way we need to build in the future and how online education can spur the transformation.

— Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor