Tag: environment

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Allen: Exemptions, spring provide reason for optimism

March 25, 2020By

Clint Allen of CRH Americas Materials provides a guest commentary on the current state of the industry and how to best get through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hamm Companies honored with land reclamation award

March 3, 2020By

The company was awarded the 2019 Governor’s Mined Land Reclamation Award by the Kansas Department of Transportation at the Kansas Aggregate Producers Association Annual Convention.

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Cemex outlines plan to reduce CO2 emissions

February 21, 2020By

The company seeks to advance toward a carbon-neutral economy and address society’s increasing demands more efficiently.

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New WOTUS rule reportedly on track

December 19, 2019By

The Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule to replace the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is now under interagency review.

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Permit puts Vulcan closer to opening quarry

December 2, 2019By

Vulcan Materials received approval for an air quality permit for a limestone quarry near New Braunfels, Texas, but the journey to open the site continues.

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Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio), second from left, visits with members of the Ohio delegation during the 2019 NSSGA Legislative & Policy Forum. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

The industry returns to Capitol Hill

November 22, 2019By

P&Q participated in the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s annual lobbying event in Washington, D.C. Find out what producers, manufacturers and others spent their time on as they visited with members of Congress.

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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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