The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Delay of the 2015 WOTUS Rule Lifted

On Aug. 16, the U.S. District Court in South Carolina issued a summary judgment against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) two-year delay of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule, reinstating the rule in all but the states listed below due to earlier judicial stays. NSSGA and other industries, states, and other coalitions are appealing… Read more

Posted 8/16/18 at 4:48 PM

Advocating for Regulatory Reform

This week, NSSGA submitted comments on behalf of the aggregates industry to support important Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reforms that should improve EPA’s regulations and requirements that NSSGA members must comply with. The reforms include withdrawing the damaging 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule, standardizing the cost benefit analysis process for rulemaking and improving the… Read more

Posted 8/16/18 at 10:16 AM

Podcast: Face to Face with Congress

Members of Congress work for the people of their home districts, and they listen to constituents when it comes to choosing legislation to support. When these elected officials understand the value of quarries – located in nearly every congressional district – then they can get behind bills that protect and grow the aggregates industry. In… Read more

Posted 8/3/18 at 5:08 PM

Trust Fund Solution Needs Support

Last night, House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., released the text of his own legislative proposal to increase the quality and stability of U.S. surface transportation and water infrastructure. “The 2016 presidential campaign shined a spotlight on America’s crumbling infrastructure. Since Election Day, the American people have waited for action by their federal… Read more

Posted 7/24/18 at 11:57 AM

Leadership Lessons with Ted Baker

In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Ted Baker, president and CEO of Blue Water Industries, shares his thoughts on discipline and leadership. He says one of the best ways to build new skills is to intentionally put yourself into unfamiliar situations. “The more you can get comfortable with being uncomfortable, that’s a huge part of… Read more

Posted 7/18/18 at 4:48 PM

Recognize Your Peers for Excellence

Recognize outstanding environmental programs as a judge for NSSGA’s annual Awards of Excellence. People who evaluate 25 or more applications for Environmental Excellence awards will be entered into a drawing for three $50 gift cards. NSSGA’s annual Awards of Excellence highlights the industry’s extraordinary dedication and commitment to environmental stewardship, safety and community relations. These… Read more

Posted 7/18/18 at 11:53 AM

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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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