• NSSGA Adds Association Communications Expert to Staff

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 7, 2015 – Patrick Dunne joined the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) as Director of Communications, and will lead the day-to-day communications efforts for the association. “Our industry must have a strategic communications plan that educates policymakers and the public about the aggregates industry – an industry that creates jobs…

    Posted 8/8/15 at 1:00 PM

  • NSSGA SUES EPA TO STOP THE WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 4, 2015 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) filed a lawsuit as part of a coalition of business organizations challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. WOTUS radically expands federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act and poses serious concerns for the aggregates…

    Posted 8/4/15 at 12:09 PM

  • NSSGA Applauds Senate, Challenges Congress to Stand up for America’s Infrastructure

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 30, 2015 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association welcomed the Senate’s approval of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act, the first six-year authorization of surface transportation funding to be produced in a decade. NSSGA hopes that Congress will use this surface transportation bill as a blueprint for…

    Posted 7/30/15 at 2:45 PM

  • NEW NSSGA EFFORT TO URGE CONGRESS TO PASS SIX YEAR HIGHWAY BILL

    AggregatesInAction.org ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 24, 2015 – The U.S. Senate is currently debating a six-year transportation bill to fund much-needed infrastructure projects around the country, and a vote could come as early as next week. In order to help those in the aggregates industry voice their support of this bill and future legislative issues, the…

    Posted 7/24/15 at 11:10 AM

  • SENATORS INTRODUCE HIGHWAY BILL

    ‘DRIVE Act’ adds $8 billion to Fund ROADS, Bridges through 2021 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2015– The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee introduced a six-year bill to fund the upkeep and expansion of the nation’s roads, highways and bridges. While the bill is an increase over its predecessor, MAP-21,…

    Posted 6/23/15 at 2:17 PM

  • FINAL WATERS OF U.S. RULE MIXED BAG FOR AGGREGATES INDUSTRY, INFRASTRUCTURE

      ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27, 2015– EPA has released its final Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS), which significantly expands the federal government’s jurisdiction beyond legal limits, but, in a win for the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), existing quarry and construction pits are specifically excluded.  The rule will subject additional areas, such as dry stream beds,…

    Posted 5/27/15 at 4:46 PM

  • Transportation Industry, Hill Veteran and Digital Specialist Join NSSGA Team

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2015– Michele Stanley, a seasoned surface transportation lobbyist and former Capitol Hill staffer; and online expert, Andrew McConnell, join the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) staff.  Stanley comes to her new role after two years with the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). “Michele’s past experience applies directly to the…

    Posted 5/6/15 at 11:09 AM

  • 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…

    Posted 4/22/15 at 1:31 PM

  • Charlie Luck Takes Over as Chairman of NSSGA

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 23 – Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, Richmond, Va., is the 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). His election came during the NSSGA Board of Directors’ meeting at the association’s annual convention in Baltimore, March 18. “Charlie’s insights into what…

    Posted 3/24/15 at 9:52 AM

  • House Transportation Committee Chair and Financial Columnist to Address NSSGA Convention Opening

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 10, 2015 – House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and columnist, diplomat and author James Glassman will speak at the opening session of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2015 Annual Convention, Monday, March 16, at the Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, Md. “Surface transportation reauthorization remains NSSGA’s highest…

    Posted 3/10/15 at 3:40 PM