Tag: WOTUS

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EPA, U.S. Army propose new WOTUS definition

December 11, 2018By

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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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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WOTUS delay blocked, rule reinstated in 24 states

August 20, 2018By

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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Regulatory measures to keep an eye on this year

Regulatory measures to keep an eye on this year

May 23, 2018By

A target date was set for the Environmental Protection Agency to release a proposed rewrite of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, but that’s not the only rule aggregate producers should be watching.

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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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Supreme Court makes decision on WOTUS challenges

January 26, 2018By

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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White House receives WOTUS withdrawal rule

May 4, 2017By

The White House received a rule called the Definition of “Waters of the United States” – Recodification of Preexisting Rules,” which is undergoing inter-agency review.

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