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MSHA Assistant Secretary Tours First Aggregates Quarry

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) organized a day-long tour for the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) Assistant Secretary, Chris Williamson along with seven other Department of Labor/MSHA staff at Luck Stone’s Bull Run facility in Virginia. This was the Assistant Secretary’s first tour of an aggregates quarry and his first mine tour since starting at MSHA. This was followed by the first NSSGA-MSHA Alliance working meeting.

 

NSSGA Applauds Senate WRDA Passage

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley issued the following statement after the Senate passed the 2022 Water Resources Development Act. The House and Senate must now reconcile the two versions of the legislation that cleared their respective chambers. You can read NSSGA’s letter of support for the Senate WRDA bill here. 

 

NSSGA Board Chair Karen Hubacz Discusses Inflation at House Transportation & Infrastructure Roundtable

ALEXANDRIA, VA – NSSGA Board Chair and President of Bond Construction Corp. Karen Hubacz spoke to the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee today about the impact of inflation on the aggregates industry. The House T&I Committee Republicans this morning held a roundtable discussion on the “Inflation Crisis Impacts on Infrastructure,” hosted by Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO). 

 

NSSGA Opposes Gas Tax Holiday

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement after President Biden asked Congress to approve legislation to suspend collection of the federal gas tax for three months.

NSSGA Supports House Passage of 2022 WRDA

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the 2022 Water Resources Development Act. 

NSSGA Supports House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s 2022 WRDA

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley issued the following statement in support of the House reauthorization of the 2022 Water Resources Development Act. The Committee announced a markup of the bill will be held on Wednesday, May 18.

 

NSSGA Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Young Leaders

SAN DIEGO, CA – After two years, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association gathered the current Young Leaders and alumni to meet in San Diego to celebrate its 30th Anniversary. The meeting, held from May 1-4, attracted a record attendance of more than 325 participants, who heard from industry leaders; participated in community service activities; and welcomed their new Committee leadership.

 

Clean Water Act Rules Hurt Transportation Sector’s Ability To Fix Nation’s Roads & Bridges, Construction and Materials Groups Tell U.S. Supreme Court

 (WASHINGTON) — Confusing rules promulgated by federal agencies under the Clean Water Act (CWA) are hurting the transportation construction sector’s ability to deliver infrastructure improvements that benefit all Americans, according to an amicus brief filed April 13 with the U.S. Supreme Court by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).  

 

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