Tag: environment

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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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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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P&Q Profile: Luck Companies’ Mark Williams

January 15, 2019By

P&Q catches up with Mark Williams, the environmental manager at Virginia-based Luck Companies who was recently recognized with a national leadership award.

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