The US Lacey Act might be the most important and least understood subject in the paper and forest product industry. One reason for it being poorly understood was – until recently – that the available information and guidance about it was hard to find and rather poorly presented. Fortunately for all of us, that changed last month.
The Dovetail Partners, a fine environmental policy group based in Minneapolis, published a white paper on the Lacey Act that everyone in the wood product supply, distribution, and manufacturing business should read. It is well-organized, well-referenced, clear, and even short.
Check it out. It could save your business, your job, or both.