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Mercer Mass Timber to undergo $7M facility upgrade

OKANAGAN FALLS, B.C. — New support for a mass-timber production facility is protecting sustainable forestry jobs in Okanagan Falls and continuing to strengthen B.C.'s position as a leader in mass-timber innovation.Mercer Mass Timber, for instance, was the recipient of $7 million in funding for use in the purchase and installation of new production equipment.

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EPA earmarks $20.4 million for clean U.S. manufacturing

NEW YORK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency selected six recipients to receive approximately $20.4 million in grants to support efforts to report and reduce climate pollution from the manufacturing of construction materials. EPA estimates that the construction materials used in buildings and other built infrastructure account for more than 15% of annual global greenhouse gas emissions.