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13 STATES GRANTED TEMPORARY INJUNCTION OF WOTUS RULE

A Federal District Court Judge granted a preliminary injunction that blocks the Waters of the United States regulation from taking effect on August 28. The Environmental Protection Agency quickly issued a statement that it would honor the injunction in the 13 states listed on that particular lawsuit, but “in all other [states] the rule is…

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Posted 8/28/15 at 12:07 PM

Register Today for Advocacy Fly-In and Committee Meetings

NSSGA members can meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and  tackle industry safety and environment issues with other committee members next month. An Advocacy Fly-In on Sept. 16 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., will anchor the bi-annual meetings of NSSGA’s Safety and Environment committees taking place the Tuesday before, and Thursday following the…

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Posted 8/28/15 at 9:00 AM

REPORT SHOWS THE COST OF INCREASING TRAFFIC CONGESTION

The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) Urban Mobility report released on Aug. 26 found that drivers wasted more than 3 billion gallons of fuel and nearly 7 billion hours stuck in traffic last year. According to the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard produced with data collection company INRIX, the average commuter spent 42 hours in traffic—a number…

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Posted 8/27/15 at 4:00 PM

Hawkeye State Continues Advocacy Efforts

In yet another effort to press Congress on the importance of passing a multi-year surface transportation bill, Wendling Quarries Inc. accepted the NSSGA’s grassroots advocacy challenge and hosted Rep. Rod Blum, R-IA-1, for an Aug. 21 tour of the C.R. South Quarry in Cedar Rapids, Ia. Employees of Wendling Quarries, L.L. Pelling asphalt paving company…

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Posted 8/27/15 at 12:30 PM

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    Support a robust, long-term highway bill!   Visit www.AggregatesInAction.org                     www.AggregatesInAction.org

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Posted 8/27/15 at 10:13 AM

ILLINOIS MEMBERS ADVOCATE FOR AGGREGATES

Members of the Transportation For Illinois (TFI) Coalition, which includes the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP), met with several congressional representatives during the August recess. Dan Eichholz, IAAP executive director, and several members of the state group stressed the importance of adequate and stable investment in transportation infrastructure to Illinois’ economy. Eicholz reported that a…

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Posted 8/26/15 at 4:00 PM

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