Update on Federal Government Actions Affecting the Hardwood Sector - Sep 9, 2022 

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and the Interior published notice seeking public comment on the development of a “universal definition framework” for old growth and mature forests on federal land, setting the stage for a federal inventory for old growth and possible new restrictions on sustainable harvesting practices.; 48forty Solutions Acquires Pallet-Ops: The company’s services include pallet retrieval, lease pallet management, and pallet repair and return across the southwestern region of the United States.