Tag: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Replacement WOTUS rule takes next step

April 21, 2020 By

Now published in the Federal Register, the final replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule goes into effect this June.

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Says Dan Johnson of The Concrete Co.: “If the current administration gets another term alongside a Republican Congress, I think we’d still get infrastructure spending because the president has made it a priority.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

As 2020 presidential election draws near, industry considers possible outcomes

April 15, 2020 By

Industry leaders discussed effects the 2020 presidential election could have on the industry at Pit & Quarry’s Roundtable & Conference.

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EPA, U.S. Army propose new WOTUS definition

December 11, 2018 By

The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act, the agencies say.

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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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Supreme Court makes decision on WOTUS challenges

January 26, 2018 By

According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, the court’s decision should be helpful in future Clean Water Act challenges as the Trump administration strives to rework the Waters of the United States rule.

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WD-40 expands Specialist product line

August 3, 2017 By

WD-40 Co. is adding non-aerosol Industrial-Strength Cleaner & Degreaser products to its Specialist line.

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EPA takes action to rescind WOTUS rule

June 28, 2017 By

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule and re-codify the text that existed prior to 2015 to define Waters of the United States (WOTUS).

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Trump orders EPA to reconsider WOTUS rule

March 1, 2017 By

President Donald Trump is expected to order the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review and reconsider the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

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NSSGA: Pruitt can bring order to EPA

January 23, 2017 By

Mike Johnson, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) president and CEO, affirmed the industry’s support for Scott Pruitt.

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