Tag: environmental protection agency

The fully automated water recycling system uses and recycles about 14,000 gallons of water per minute to separate sand fines. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The industry reacts to the new WOTUS definition

January 24, 2020By

Aggregate producers were quick to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which should ease the burden they felt from a previous definition.

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New definition for WOTUS finally put forth

January 24, 2020By

The new Navigable Waters Protection Rule ends decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends.

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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, 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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Trump to nominate Wheeler to head EPA

November 19, 2018By

The announcement about Andrew Wheeler, EPA’s current administrator, came during a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House.

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Addressing America’s workforce training issue

September 25, 2018By

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Alabama) visited with the industry at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum, stressing the need for new approaches to workforce training.

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EPA administrator Pruitt resigns

July 6, 2018By

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned from his position, as announced by President Trump on Twitter.

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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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