Hardwood Check-off Program: Scale Back Alleged to be 13 percent of Industry

Plywood, flooring and green mills would be removed and fees would be scaled back under a simplified proposal for the Hardwood Checkoff program. According to a statement from the US Hardwood Lumber Industry Coalition which opposes the program, "The latest proposal to include only 375 eligible equates to 13 percent of the industry, which is, in fact, a far smaller percent of the industry than covered in other forest product checkoffs."

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