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Aggregates Manager Magazine – “Show off your best reclamation project”

When it comes to permitting, neighbors and local officials want to know how the site will be used once mining is complete. Reclamation plans can make or break your permitting effort. Fortunately, many aggregates producers have a great track record on land use. Aggregates Manager will feature reclamation projects through its website and July issue….

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Posted 4/24/15 at 1:00 PM

Congress Questions MSHA on Enforcement

The U.S. House Workforce Protections Subcommittee posed pointed questions to MSHA’s Joe Main about the key facets of the agency’s enforcement work at an April 23 hearing. This hearing was prompted by NSSGA’s suggestion that the subcommittee hold this hearing at the beginning of this Congress. Prior to the hearing, NSSGA briefed the committee members…

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Posted 4/24/15 at 8:01 AM

NSSGA: TELL CONGRESS TO STOP THE WOTUS RULEMAKING TODAY

NSSGA needs your help. In the next few weeks, the House will be voting on the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act, H.R. 1732, that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from finalizing the rule on Waters of the United States. This legislation would force the EPA and the Corps to…

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Posted 4/23/15 at 1:22 PM

2016 APPROPRIATIONS STARTS WITH A FOCUS ON WOTUS, TRANSPORTATION

Although congressional negotiators have just started work to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the budget resolution, the House Appropriations Committee has swung into gear on the 2016 appropriations process. According to Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R.-Ky., the energy and water spending bill, which contains a rider that would slow the Waters of the…

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Posted 4/23/15 at 9:00 AM

FEEDSTUFFS – “NALC to expand limestone operations”

EDITOR’S NOTE: To keep PMD members aware of the news affecting the industry, NSSGA regularly sweeps public databases and publications for industry-specific stories such as the following. NALC LLC, a limestone and industrial minerals company, will invest $5 million to establish a second limestone quarry and fine-grind facility in Cloverdale, Ind., one-half mile from its…

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Posted 4/22/15 at 4:53 PM

NSSGA RECOGNIZED AS LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22, 2015– On this Earth Day, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is proud to announce it is one of the first 13 trade associations in the country to have been recognized by the Green Seal Green Office Partnership Program. As a Green Seal office, NSSGA has become more sustainable…

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Posted 4/22/15 at 1:31 PM

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