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NSSGA SUPPORTS MSHA’S “STAY OUT – STAY ALIVE” INITIATIVE

NSSGA supports the U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration’s effort to curb fatalities at abandoned mines.  Please visit the “Stay Out – Stay Alive” website, by clicking here. MSHA maintains this webpage to provide outreach materials on the dangers of entering abandoned mine properties. Every year at this time, individuals die in accidents at abandoned…

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Posted 7/30/14 at 7:51 PM

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE HOLDS SECOND HEARING ON WATERS RULE

The House Small Business Committee will hold a hearing July 30 to examine the proposed waters of the United States rulemaking, as well as proposed greenhouse gas emissions in “Regulatory Overreach: Is EPA Meeting Its Small Business Obligations?” NSSGA’s statement below expresses concern over the EPA’s attempted regulatory overreach that would disrupt growth and job…

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Posted 7/30/14 at 7:29 PM

NSSGA Support Letter to ALL Senate on the Highway Trust Fund Patch

July 23, 2014 Dear Senator,   The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) urges you to support H.R.5021, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014,” a bill that was overwhelming passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and soon will be on the Senate floor. America’s highway and public transportation programs are facing…

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Posted 7/24/14 at 8:36 PM

SENATE MOVES TO PASS SHORT-TERM HIGHWAY TRUST FUND PATCH

The Senate is poised to vote on legislation to ensure federal highway funds continue to flow to the states before Congress adjourns for the five-week August recess.  The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill July 15 that transfers $10.8 billion from the general fund into the Highway Trust Fund and extends current highway and…

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Posted 7/24/14 at 8:26 PM

PRESIDENT PUSHES PUBLIC-PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES

Would encourage partnerships between state and local governments, and public and private developers and investors… President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Wilmington, Delaware, July 17, using the recently-closed I-495 bridge as a backdrop, to apply additional pressure on Congress to pass a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill.  Touting the administration’s four-year, $302 billion proposal…

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Posted 7/24/14 at 7:52 PM

HOUSE T&I COMMITTEE APPROVES BILLS TO LIMIT EPA’S AUTHORITY OVER WATERS AND PERMITTING

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee July 16 approved by voice vote H.R.5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014. H.R.5078 prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from implementing or finalizing the proposed rule that would radically increase federal jurisdictional authority over waters of the…

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Posted 7/24/14 at 7:29 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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