Tag: Trump administration

The American Society of Civil Engineers gives Missouri a C- for its bridges. Fortunately, the state agreed this year to a bond measure that will fund $301 million in repairs for more than 200 bridges across Missouri. Photo: iStock.com/tupungato

Nearly $1B in federal grants awarded for state DOT projects

June 19, 2020 By

The Trump administration intends to invest $906 million in infrastructure across 20 states through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program.

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The latest on MSHA’s agenda

April 20, 2020 By

A look at the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) reorganization and regulatory efforts, and what to expect going forward.

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MSHA is intensifying its approach to workplace health. Photo by Joe McCarthy.

MSHA renews its focus on health

May 17, 2019 By and

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore the intensifying focus on health by the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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NSSGA breaks down the latest Trump regulatory agenda

October 29, 2018 By

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

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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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AEM: Tariffs discouraging US manufacturers

July 16, 2018 By

Nobody wins in a global trade war, says Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

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MSHA seeking data to improve miner safety

July 2, 2018 By

The Mine Safety and Health Administration is seeking data on technologies to help improve safety conditions for miners across the country.

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Steel, aluminum tariffs officially imposed on US allies

June 1, 2018 By

Exemptions from the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports were not extended to Canada, Mexico and the EU after failed negotiations.

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EPA puts WOTUS on hold, to rework rule

February 3, 2018 By

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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