HPVA® eNews - BREAKING NEWS: Top U.S. Plywood Importer Faces Allegations Of Illegal Logging

Earthsight just reported that Liberty Woods, the top importer of plywood in the U.S., is facing numerous allegations of indigenous rights violations, environmentally unsustainable logging, and illegal logging as a result of sourcing timber in Malaysia. "[Liberty Woods] can’t possibly know that their products are Lacey-compliant," said Sam Lawson, director of Earthsight.

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