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  • NSSGA Hires New VP, Meetings & Events

    February 19, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org                 Jennifer Dugas to Join National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association as Vice President, Meetings & Events ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the selection of Jennifer Dugas to be its Vice President, Meetings & Events.  Dugas brings over two decades…

    Posted 2/19/20 at 9:27 AM

  • GRIESEMER TO RECEIVE BARRY K. WENDT COMMITMENT AWARD

    February 13, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org Louis Griesemer to Receive NSSGA’s 2020 Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced Louis Griesemer, former president and board member of Springfield Underground, will receive the 2020 Barry K. Wendt Commitment Award during NSSGA’s Annual…

    Posted 2/13/20 at 11:25 AM

  • Trump’s 2020 State of the Union – What Might We Hear?

    By Nile Elam NSSGA Director, Government Affairs This evening President Trump will deliver his last State of the Union speech before we hit the highly anticipated 2020 elections in November This speech could not happen at a more surreal time.  If you have watched any part of the news cycle recently, you’ll recall that Trump…

    Posted 2/4/20 at 12:14 PM

  • House Democrats Unveil Their Infrastructure Principles

    By Nile Elam NSSGA Director, Government Affairs After months of anticipation, Democratic leadership in the House unveiled their infrastructure framework late last week, which included priorities, goals and costs.   Speaker Pelosi announced the initiative in tandem with House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I) Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), House Ways & Means Committee (W&M) Chairman Richard…

    Posted 2/4/20 at 9:22 AM

  • EPA’s Replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule Released

    January 23, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org       EPA’s Replacement Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule Protects Waters and Provides Clarity for Aggregates Producers ALEXANDRIA, VA – EPA Administrator Andrew  Wheeler today announced the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) at an event today in Las Vegas. …

    Posted 1/23/20 at 1:41 PM

  • Tell your Member of Congress to support the ROCKS Act!

    Contact your Representative in Washington here to urge them to support legislation that is important to the aggregates industry. The ROCKS Act establishes a working group of federal, state and local stakeholders to examine the use of aggregates and institute a federal policy to ensure continued access to this essential building resource.  As the assaults on the…

    Posted 1/23/20 at 12:57 AM

  • WOTUS REPLACEMENT RULE AT WHITE HOUSE

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) final rule to replace the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule is now at the White House to undergo interagency review. This is the final step before the final rule is released. While the final contents of the rule will not be known until EPA releases the rule to the public, this…

    Posted 12/12/19 at 9:38 AM

  • Fall Regulatory Agenda Released

    The Trump administration released its updated agenda of pending regulations and ongoing regulatory rollbacks. The agenda does not include all expected actions, but it does provide projected dates on agency priorities for the coming year. The deadlines listed are dependent on numerous factors and rules, and actions can be delayed. Major Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

    Posted 12/10/19 at 11:42 AM

  • Mark Williams: NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award Recipient

      Mark Williams, environmental manager with Luck Companies, received the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s 2019 Environmental Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has direct day-to-day involvement with his company’s environmental affairs.   The Environmental Leadership…

    Posted 12/5/19 at 2:33 PM

  • NSSGA Makes Big Strides in Digital Reach During Legislative & Policy Forum

    Hundreds of people from aggregates operations across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., this week during this year’s Legislative & Policy Forum. NSSGA members had a record 295 Congressional meetings during Hill Day and furthered relationships with a number of key lawmakers. While these meetings were taking place, NSSGA ran ads on the homepage of…

    Posted 11/21/19 at 2:35 PM

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