Modern Metal Brief | July 2016

Technical Assessment Review on Vehicle Fuel Economy Rules Positive for Aluminum. Trade Enforcement Coalition Briefs 60 Hill Staffers.

Association Names Olsen New VP | Supports ALERRT Act

The Aluminum Association hires a new Vice President for Business Information & Statistics. Signs letter supporting the ALERRT Act and opposing new Vermont deposit law. Room block closes soon for spring meeting in San Antonio. And more

Association Hosts Industry Event with POLITICO | NPR Covers the Miracle Metal

The Aluminum Association hosts a happy hour event on Capitol Hill with Inside-the-Beltway publication POLITICO. NPR and the BBC reports on our favorite metal. EPA air emissions rules with potentially significant industry impact delayed. And more

New EPA/NHTSA Heavy Truck Regs Tout Aluminum as the #1 Material to Boost Fuel Economy and Cut Emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C., New commercial vehicle fuel economy regulations announced by the Obama Administration and embraced by truck and engine manufacturers, as well as by environmental groups, show aluminum above all other materials as having the greatest potential to  safely reduce vehicle weight to boost fuel economy and cut emissions.

Recycling Roundtable Supports Congressional Resolution in Support of the U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., The Recycling Roundtable, and advocacy group comprised of The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI), the Aluminum Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the National Solid Waste Management Association (NSWMA), the American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA), and the Paper Recycling Coalition (PRC) has announced its strong endorsement of U.S.

Ford Unveils Aluminum F-150 | LCA Study Shows Sustainability Gains

Ford unveils the new, aluminum-intensive Ford F-150. A new life cycle assessment report shows major sustainability gains for the aluminum industry. A new member added to the Congressional Aluminum Caucus. And more.

Aluminum Association Applauds Formation of Bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus

Members to Focus on Sustainability, Other Issues Surrounding $65 Billion U.S. Aluminum Industry

ARLINGTON, VA. — The Aluminum Association today commends Members of Congress for forming the bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus. Under the leadership of Representatives Larry Bucshon (R-IN), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Bill Owens (D-NY), the recently formed Caucus will educate policy makers and community leaders on economic and environmental issues relevant to the industry and their constituencies.