Tag: environment

Photo by Kevin Yanik

EPA, Army repeal four-year-old WOTUS rule

September 12, 2019By

The agencies’ action sets the stage a new ‘waters of the United States’ (WOTUS) definition that should provide greater regulatory certainty.

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MSHA seeks data to protect miners from quartz exposure

August 28, 2019By

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), quartz accounts for the overwhelming majority of naturally occurring crystalline silica.

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New board member at Vulcan

July 15, 2019By

Michael Wilson, the president and CEO of Ingevity Corp., joins Vulcan’s 10-member board of directors.

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MSHA, EPA rules to watch in the months to come

June 3, 2019By

The Trump administration’s updated agenda of pending regulations and upcoming regulatory rollbacks offers a glimpse of what’s to come with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Hanson Aggregates donates reclaimed mine property

October 30, 2018By

A South Carolina site donated about 200 acres of reclaimed wildlife mine property to a wildlife rescue organization.

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The Ohio delegation stormed Capitol Hill as part of NSSGA's Legislative & Policy Forum. Pictured from left are Franz Peters (Martin Marietta), Therese Dunphy (Aggregates Manager), Tim Rowan (CRH/The Shelly Company), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Michael Hunt (Martin Marietta) and Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik and Rob Fulop. Photo by Ryan Dilworth.

5 takeaways from the industry’s Capitol Hill lobby day

October 1, 2018By

Aggregate producers, manufacturers and allied trade representatives stormed Capitol Hill last week as part of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum. Here are five takeaways from the lobbying event.

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Regulatory measures to keep an eye on this year

Regulatory measures to keep an eye on this year

May 23, 2018By

A target date was set for the Environmental Protection Agency to release a proposed rewrite of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, but that’s not the only rule aggregate producers should be watching.

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Things to consider if OSHA’s silica dust rule affects you

April 2, 2018By

An Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rule on respirable crystalline silica is coming down in June for general industry and maritime.

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