Tag: Obama administration

Aggregate producers are raising concerns as MSHA merges coal inspectors with the metal/nonmetal mining sector. Photo by Kevin Yanik

MSHA’s evolution through the years

November 6, 2019 By

Check out insights from a fall 2019 panel discussion on the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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WOTUS delay blocked, rule reinstated in 24 states

August 20, 2018 By

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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What’s next with MSHA?

April 25, 2018 By

What’s ahead for the aggregate industry with a new head at the Mine Safety & Health Administration? Find out now.

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Supreme Court agrees to hear WOTUS rule petition

January 23, 2017 By

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a petition regarding the proper venue for the case against the WOTUS rule.

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Industry awaits next MSHA chief, policy changes

January 3, 2017 By

With 2016 in the past, the industry turns its attention to a new year and the many policy developments the incoming Trump administration is expected to bring.

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Senator says Senate could take up highway bill this week

July 10, 2015 By

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the Senate could consider a highway bill as early as this week, reports

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Feds release nearly $500 million for transportation projects

August 22, 2012 By

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood announced earlier this month that the Obama administration is making

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