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AAMA Conference Covers Crucial Topics

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday with sessions that focused on regulatory issues, the U.S. vinyl industry and marketing. AAMA’s Vinyl Material Council meeting discussed several topics based on … Continue reading

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Court Orders EPA to Revise Lead-Paint Rules

A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise its lead-paint standards within 90 days and write new rules within a year. The 2-1 decision last week by the San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for the … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Would Return Energy Star to DOE Control

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a discussion hearing Tuesday on possible legislation that could lead to major changes to the Energy Star program. The bill’s biggest proposal would transfer the program’s leadership from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) … Continue reading

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EPA to Abandon “Sue and Settle” Practices

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a directive on Tuesday that will end “sue and settle” practices, which the agency says will provide “an unprecedented level of public participation and transparency in EPA consent decrees and settlement agreements.” … Continue reading

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Budget Deal Keeps EPA Fully Funded — For Now

On Monday, Congress released a $1.017 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through September. The bill, which must be approved by Friday to avoid a government shutdown, doesn’t feature the deep cuts that President Trump had pushed for … Continue reading

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