The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

It’s Official: WOTUS Withdrawal Formally Proposed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its proposed notice of withdrawal of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS).  “This is a welcome step in the process to remove this controversial rule,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO. If left uncontested, the rule would have allowed the federal government to… Read more

Posted 6/27/17 at 4:30 PM

Video: Make an Impact in Washington this September

Don’t miss your chance to rock D.C. this fall at NSSGA’s newest event, the Legislative and Policy Forum/Fall Board Meeting. “ If we don’t advocate for our industry, no one else will. We need you to join us and help make an impact in Washington, D.C.,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO. “We… Read more

Posted 6/27/17 at 2:00 PM

NSSGA’s Safety & Environment Awards Close Tomorrow, Apply Today

NSSGA members have until midnight tomorrow, June 22, to apply for the Safety Excellence Awards, Environmental Excellence Awards, Environmental Leadership Awards and the James M. Christie Award of Safety and Health Award. These awards will be presented with members of Congress and regulators in attendance at NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., from… Read more

Posted 6/21/17 at 2:30 PM

New Data Illustrates a Quarry’s Positive Impact

Operations can use new information to ease permitting issues Many people are unclear on the benefits of having an aggregates operation nearby. Quarries now have a resource to show the tangible benefits of their operations to share with community stakeholders and neighbors in the permitting process.  The Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public… Read more

Posted 6/9/17 at 2:06 PM

PODCAST: NSSGA Shows Why So Many Groups Advocate for Infrastructure

Advocating for aggregates involves so much more than promoting the crushed stone, sand and gravel produced by quarries every day. Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, was interviewed on the Through the Noise podcast about how the NSSGA leads advocacy efforts for infrastructure investment in Washington, D.C. He highlights the ways that NSSGA and… Read more

Posted 6/1/17 at 3:00 PM

2018 AGG1 Call for Papers Open

The next AGG1 Academy & Expo will take place March 6-8, 2018 in Houston, Texas, and it’s already shaping up to be a record-setter, with the show floor more than 70 percent sold out. The AGG1 Academy education program, an essential component of the event, will offer more than 50 aggregates-specific education sessions and workshops… Read more

Posted 5/31/17 at 3:30 PM

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