NWFA Lacey Presentation

So beyond chatting about formaldehyde in Tampa, I participated in a second panel on the Lacey Act with Cindy Squires of the IWPA and Amy Smith of the WWF (and she’ll be quick to tell you, that’s not the wrestling group!).






Our joint presentation is available here. It’s a pretty general review of the Lacey Act with a few updates and a great list of resources at the end.

One thing touched upon was the Young Living settlement. If you don’t know what that is, here’s another presentation you might want to grab. And you may also want to sign up for the IWPA due care training programs—there are four courses now, plus several webinars to come!

And a reminder that Friday is June 1st, and that’s TSCA Time!


Elizabeth Baldwin is Environmental Compliance Officer for Metropolitan Hardwood Floors. In her 25 plus year career in the wood industry has visited over 70 countries and hundreds of facilities of all sizes and types. She describes herself as a “jack of all wood trades.” Familiar with jungles of all sorts–having camped out along the Amazon and walked the halls of Congress–she blogs for the NWFA on both environmental and regulatory issues for educational and informational purposes only. Her blog is not intended and should not be construed as legal advice. Persons seeking legal advice on compliance with CARB, TSCA, the U.S. Lacey Act or any other law, regulation, or compliance requirement/claim should consult with the regulatory agency directly and/or a qualified legal professional.

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