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LEGISLATION STOPPING WOTUS RULE PASSES T&I COMMITTEE ON BIPARTISAN VOTE

The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act, introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and Water Subcommittee Chairman Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, passed out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee today on a bipartisan vote of 36 to 22. An amendment to H.R.1732 from Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., that passed unanimously, emphasizes the state’s primary…

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Posted 4/16/15 at 2:59 PM

PMD NEWSLINE REGULATORY TOPICS BOX SCORE

NSSGA’s Pulverized Mineral Division (PMD) provides this regulatory update on key air and water issues for members. Click here. Two Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)-related bills recently were introduced in the Senate. S.697 (Udall-Vitter) reworks the former Lautenberg TSCA bills and has broad bipartisan support. A TSCA discussion draft from the House (Shimkus) is leaner…

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Posted 4/15/15 at 4:27 PM

Pit & Quarry Magazine – “NSSGA presents safety discussion at MSHA summit”

A member of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) gave a safety presentation at MSHA’s South Central District’s Summit on Fatalities in Dallas April 7. At the event, Joseph Casper, vice president of NSSGA, discussed effective management systems for safety as well as mining safety practices. Casper also helped kick off a three-hour panel discussion…

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Posted 4/14/15 at 11:57 AM

Aggregates Manager Magazine – “House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveils legislation to withdraw proposed Waters of the U.S. rule”

In response to the recent announcement that the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule was sent to the Office of Management and Budget for review before being finalized, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveiled legislation designed to protect U.S. waters from federal overreach. The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) issued a…

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Posted 4/14/15 at 11:53 AM

HOUSE SETS VOTE TO REPEAL DEATH TAX

The House of Representatives is taking advantage of the focus on the April 15 tax filing deadline to vote on a package of bills introduced to reduce Americans’ tax burdens as well as increase government accountability and transparency. Among them is “The Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015” (H.R.1105) that would eliminate the estate and…

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Posted 4/14/15 at 9:00 AM

BILL REQUIRING WOTUS WITHDRAWAL UNVEILED BY HOUSE T&I COMMITTEE

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has unveiled legislative language designed to protect U.S. waters from federal overreach.  It is in response to the recent announcement that EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers had sent the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule to the Office of Management and Budget for review before the…

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Posted 4/13/15 at 4:00 PM

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