Tag: regulation

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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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AEM: Data shows tariffs costing taxpayers billions

September 11, 2019By

Dennis Slater, the president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), says it’s time to end the trade war once and for all.

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MSHA seeks data to protect miners from quartz exposure

August 28, 2019By

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), quartz accounts for the overwhelming majority of naturally occurring crystalline silica.

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Weldon Materials' Bob Weldon is the new chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chairman Weldon outlines his vision

February 12, 2019By

With infrastructure and other key industry issues on the line in Washington, incoming NSSGA chairman Bob Weldon sees tremendous opportunities ahead.

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Report: Construction spending reaches record high

November 3, 2018By

Spending should stay robust through early 2019, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. But trade disputes, workforce shortages and rising interest rates threaten to undermine long-term growth in construction demand.

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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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The Ohio delegation stormed Capitol Hill as part of NSSGA's Legislative & Policy Forum. Pictured from left are Franz Peters (Martin Marietta), Therese Dunphy (Aggregates Manager), Tim Rowan (CRH/The Shelly Company), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Michael Hunt (Martin Marietta) and Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik and Rob Fulop. Photo by Ryan Dilworth.

5 takeaways from the industry’s Capitol Hill lobby day

October 1, 2018By

Aggregate producers, manufacturers and allied trade representatives stormed Capitol Hill last week as part of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Legislative & Policy Forum. Here are five takeaways from the lobbying event.

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EPA puts WOTUS on hold, to rework rule

February 3, 2018By

Implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is officially delayed until 2020.

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