The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

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NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum is next week, and hundreds of people from aggregates operations all over the country will meet with their members of Congress. Need more info about what to say during Hill Day? Explore these talking points so you will be prepared for your visits: Rocks Build America’s Future NSSGA represents the… Read more

Posted 9/20/18 at 1:11 PM

Remembering Bill Ford

It is with great sadness that NSSGA shares the news that William “Bill” Ford’s passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, due to complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Ford joined the National Stone Association in 1990 and served as NSSGA’s senior vice president by his retirement in 2011. He is remembered by colleagues as a true… Read more

Posted 9/18/18 at 4:36 PM

NSSGA Supports Endangered Species Act Improvements

On Sept. 13, NSSGA submitted comments on behalf of the aggregates industry in support of three EPA proposals that should modernize the implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and improve its efficiency and effectiveness. NSSGA commented in support of clarifying numerous definitional changes, using economic studies in rulemaking, and following the same criteria when… Read more

Posted 9/13/18 at 5:12 PM

Acting EPA Chief Joins Speaker Lineup

Andrew Wheeler, the Environmental Protection Agency’s acting administrator, will speak at NSSGA’s Legislative and Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., to discuss regulatory reform and other EPA priorities. Wheeler joins a lineup of lawmakers and officials who will provide insight into Congress, the Trump administration and infrastructure investment. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter… Read more

Posted 9/13/18 at 1:30 PM

NSSGA Podcast: Axios’ Bill Bishop on China’s Infrastructure Boom

In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Axios reporter Bill Bishop discusses Chinese infrastructure plans with Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, and host Patrick Dunne. Most recently, Bishop wrote about China’s plans to create a megacity with Hong Kong and Macau by uniting them with new roads and bridges, similar to sprawling mega-cities like… Read more

Posted 9/11/18 at 5:07 PM

Congress Looks at Innovation in Surface Transportation

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Highways and Transit heard from transportation industry representatives during a Sept. 5 hearing about new and exciting developments related to autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, intelligent transportation systems and mobility on demand technologies. “The population and amount of freight moving through our nation are projected to increase significantly in… Read more

Posted 9/6/18 at 2:41 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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