The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

EPA Administrator Candidate Disapproves of WOTUS

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is an outspoken opponent of Obama Administration overregulation, and has filed lawsuits on behalf of the Sooner state against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan and Waters of the U.S. rule. Pruitt is president-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head up the EPA. “Respect for private property rights have allowed…

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Posted 12/9/16 at 2:00 PM

Regulatory Box Score

NSSGA compiles a snapshot of regulatory updates for members of the Pulverized Mineral Division. Check out this monthly glimpse of regulatory issues affecting the aggregates industry, including key permitting issues.

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Posted 12/8/16 at 2:30 PM

NSSGA President and CEO Honored at Association Leadership Event

Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, was recognized by Trending40 as an exceptional association leader in the DC region. “Trending 40 was thrilled to have the chance to honor Michael Johnson and so many other great association leaders from the DC area last week.  It’s an exciting time in the association community with so…

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Posted 12/7/16 at 4:45 PM

Recognizing National Miners Day

NSSGA proudly recognizes the nearly 100,000 men and women in the aggregates industry today; National Miners Day. “The people in this industry produce the building blocks of America, and this workforce is the aggregates industry’s most precious resource,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO. “We are proud to celebrate the end of the…

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Posted 12/6/16 at 9:24 AM

Repeal WOTUS, Members of Congress urge President-elect Trump

Twenty-nine key Congressional leaders sent a letter to President-elect Trump urging the new administration to “rescind the harmful and flawed Waters of the U.S. rule” upon taking office.  NSSGA has met with most of these members over the past several years on this issue, noting the particular harm the rule would do to the aggregates…

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Posted 12/1/16 at 5:00 PM

Firm Bets on Trump with Purchase of Filler Company

Australian company Boral’s 1.8 billion purchase of Headwaters Inc., one of the largest U.S. sellers of fly ash cement, will increase the company’s U.S. presence in the building and construction markets. The transaction is best understood as a bet on Trump infrastructure and policy priorities. Read this PMD Newsline for the full story, as well…

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Posted 12/1/16 at 2:00 PM

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The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. We advance public policies that protect and expand the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates that build America’s infrastructure and economy.

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