Tag: EPA

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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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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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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NSSGA will next host the Legislative & Policy Forum in November 2019. Photo courtesy of NSSGA.

Driving home highway funding, deregulation

December 12, 2018By

Mike Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, reflects on his organization’s 2018 lobbying efforts while offering a brief look ahead to 2019.

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EPA, U.S. Army propose new WOTUS definition

December 11, 2018By

The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act, the agencies say.

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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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