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Agency:    Department of Agriculture
Bureau:    Forest Service
Account:    Forest and rangeland research (12-1104)
Certifying Official:    Supervisory Budget Analyst
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDA.GOV   202-720-4623
Advanced Housing Research Consortium

8 recipients will receive $1,282,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: NA
Description: A partnership with representatives from universities and governement working together to foster sustainable, efficient use of our forest resources while improving the economy and performance of wood structures. Research is needed to develop more efficient and durable structures that are adaptable to the changing forest resource typified by plantation-grown trees and small-diameter secondary species. The cope of activities includes all types of wood structures, focusing in 3 areas: 1) housing including single and multi-family units using conventional in-place stick built, panelized, modular, or manufactured construction, 2) non-residential building structures focusing on low-rise strucutures such as schools, retail stores, manufacturing/warehouses and office buildings, 3) transportation structures including vehicle, railroad, and pedestrain bridges, noise barriers, and marine facilities. Research areas include forest resource utilizatio and sustainability, affordability, durability, design efficiency and optimization, fire and disaster resistance, energy and resource efficiency, construction and quality control, and environmental conservation and recycling.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Forest Products Laboratory $161 Federal
1 Gifford Pinchot Dr.
Madison, WI
Iowa State University (00-530-9844) $160
1138 Pearson Hall
Ames, IA
Mississippi State University (07-546-1814) $160
133 Etheredge Hall, Hardy Road
Mississippi State, MS
North Carolina State University (04-209-2122) $160
2701 Sullivan Drive
Raleigh, NC
University of Arizona (80-634-5617) $160
888 N. Euclid Ave
Tuscon, AZ
University of Idaho (07-574-6271) $161
114 Morrill Hall
Moscow, ID
University of Minnesota (55-591-7996) $160
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN
University of North Dakota (10-228-0781) $160
264 Centennial Drive
Grand Forks, ND
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H. Rept. 108-792
Location: Pp. 1066-1067
Method: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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