The heroic role of forest contractors in fighting the fires has been rewarded by
VicForest by invoking the Force Majeure clause of the contracts between VicForest and Forest Contractors effectively removing any financial
obligations by VicForest to Forest Contractors.
In 2004, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management awarded the Barton plant a Pollution Prevention Achievement Award for the plant’s good environmental footprint and design. In 2008 SCA established a new carbon-dioxide target of a 20% reduction in emissions from fossil fuels
The wood panels industry is seeking to have the manufacturing of wood panels (particleboard, medium density fibreboard and laminated veneer lumber) recognised as an emissions-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) activity and therefore eligible for assistance as part of the Government's prop