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NSSGA Files Legal Challenge to Premature and Overreaching WOTUS Rule

ALEXANDRIA, VA –The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association joined a coalition representing aggregates producers, farmers, home builders and others representing a broad swath of the U.S. economy to file a complaint in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division on Jan. 18.  NSSGA’s President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement:

 

EPA Releases Final WOTUS Rule in Advance of SCOTUS Decision, Adding to Confusion

ALEXANDRIA, VA –The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released their final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. In April, NSSGA joined the American Road & Transportation Builders Association for an amicus brief in the Sackett v.

NSSGA Hosts 2022 Legislative & Policy Forum

WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) hosted its annual Legislative & Policy Forum (LPF) in Washington D.C. Sept. 20-23 at the Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency. With over 300 attendees, NSSGA conducted committee meetings, hosted dynamic general sessions and held its Hill Day for members to advocate for the industry. 

NSSGA’s Safety Award Recipients Announced

WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) this morning announced the winners of the Safety Excellence Awards, the Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety Awards and the James M. Christie Safety and Health Professional of the Year Award. 

2022 Environmental Excellence Award Winners Announced

WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the Environmental Excellence Awards and the 2022 winner of the Environmental Leadership Award. The Excellence Awards recognize operations that actively demonstrate a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls and systems. NSSGA announced there were a total of 12 Gold winners, 10 Silver winners and 88 Bronze winners.    

NSSGA Announces Community Relations Excellence Award Winners

WASHINGTON – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the NSSGA Community Relations Excellence Awards. The Community Relations Excellence Awards recognize producers’ achievements through the involvement in their community to enhance the public’s perception of their business, their facility and our industry. This year, NSSGA recognized a total of eight Gold, eight Silver and 44 Bronze winners.    

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.

 

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