Tag: EPA

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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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NSSGA breaks down the latest Trump regulatory agenda

October 29, 2018By

The agenda offers encouraging signs for the aggregate industry, according to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).

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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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WOTUS delay blocked, rule reinstated in 24 states

August 20, 2018By

The United States district court in South Carolina blocked the Trump administration’s two-year delay of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.

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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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