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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

WOTUS on EPA chopping block once again

September 2, 2021By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is relooking at the definition of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS), with developments likely to surface in the months to come.

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What to expect with MSHA’s informal conference process

January 20, 2021By and

With the new presidential administration beginning, there are many changes that can be anticipated at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) – including the agency’s informal conference process.

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OSHA updates regulation standards publications

July 22, 2019By

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration provided up-to-date regulations and standards in two of its industry publications.

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Aggregate producer asks Congress to adjust regulations

September 7, 2017By

NSSGA member Louis Griesemer, from Springfield Underground, called on the House Small Business Committee to take action on regulations that cause delays.

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What the Trump victory means for the aggregate industry

November 11, 2016By

Aggregate producers have a lot to absorb as they look toward the next four years, but the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Mike Johnson offers some clarity on the road ahead for the industry in an exclusive interview with P&Q.

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Congressional bills include WOTUS block

June 21, 2016By

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would block the implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

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Cleaning up its act

January 26, 2016By

It’s a piece of legislation that is sure to get vetoed if it passes the Senate, and would […]

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Insights on the latest MSHA developments

January 21, 2016By

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and regulations are continuously of interest to aggregate producers. Mike Heenan, […]

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MSHA penalty controversy

January 6, 2015By

MSHA conducted its first hearing on proposed changes to civil penalty regulations on Dec. 4. MSHA wants to […]

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