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President Joe Biden on Thursday vetoed a resolution that would have overturned a recently revised 'Waters of the U.S." rule. Photo: NNehring/E+/Getty Images

President Biden vetoes resolution to overturn WOTUS ruling

April 7, 2023By and

Says President Joe Biden of his veto: “The resolution would leave Americans without a clear definition of ‘Waters of the United States (WOTUS).’”

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EPA under the Trump administration argued that the Navigable Waters Protection rule ended decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. Photo: P&Q Staff

New WOTUS definition emerges to end 2022

January 1, 2023By

A new ‘waters of the U.S.’ (WOTUS) rule expands Clean Water Act jurisdiction over roadside ditches, and industry stakeholders say it could slow the delivery of transportation projects.

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Cemex's Balcones Quarry received a gold Community Relations Excellence Award from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, and also received the Stars of Excellence award. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA names Community Relations Excellence Award winners

September 21, 2022By

Danville Quarry, the top scoring gold award winner, was also named the plantum award winner on the first day of NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum.

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The federal tax on gasoline has not changed since 1993. Photo: Willard/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Biden administration pushes for gas tax pause

June 27, 2022By

As gas prices continue to rise across the country, the Biden administration is asking Congress for a three-month pause to the 18 cents-per-gallon gas tax.

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NSSGA Annual Convention underway in Nashville

March 27, 2022By

Hundreds of aggregate industry professionals are in the Music City for the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Annual Convention.

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NSSGA’s digital convention is a wrap

March 9, 2021By

According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), hundreds of industry leaders participated in its 2021 Annual Convention.

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Martin Marietta’s Thomey earns NSSGA’s Wendt award

March 9, 2021By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) presented David Thomey with its Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award, recognizing his voice as a leading one for the aggregate industry.

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Court decision allows for quicker infrastructure improvement, associations say

March 5, 2021By

The Navigable Waters Protection Rule will take effect in Colorado, providing benefits to producers, according to industry associations.

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Buttigieg confirmed as DOT secretary, the industry reacts

February 2, 2021By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association and the Associated Equipment Distributors applauded the Senate’s quick confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary.

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