Tag: Waters of the U.S.

The fully automated water recycling system uses and recycles about 14,000 gallons of water per minute to separate sand fines. Photo by Kevin Yanik

The industry reacts to the new WOTUS definition

January 24, 2020By

Aggregate producers were quick to weigh in on the Environmental Protection Agency’s replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which should ease the burden they felt from a previous definition.

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New definition for WOTUS finally put forth

January 24, 2020By

The new Navigable Waters Protection Rule ends decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends.

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New WOTUS rule reportedly on track

December 19, 2019By

The Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule to replace the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is now under interagency review.

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Strong 2019 foundation is key to 2020 success

December 8, 2019By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Mike Johnson provides insight on 2020’s upside after a strong 2019.

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EPA takes action to rescind WOTUS rule

June 28, 2017By

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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The latest on highway funding, WOTUS and more

May 4, 2016By

Hal Williford, president of Memphis Stone & Gravel Co. and chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel […]

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EPA releases final waters rule

May 29, 2015By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which expands the […]

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