Letters

NSSGA Supports FRACK Sand Producers

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its Industrial Sand Division, we are writing to express our strong support for FRACK sand and the companies that produce it be included in Administration or legislative action to provide relief to the U.S. shale oil industry.

 

NSSGA Supports the Nomination of Katharine Macgregor

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for the nomination of Katharine MacGregor to be the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). 

 

NSSGA, HMG Advocate for Infrastructure in Spending Bills

On behalf of the Highway Materials Group (HMG), we write to thank you for your hard work to finalize negotiations on Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations and express our gratitude for enacting H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865, which provide robust funding to advance our nation’s infrastructure.

NSSGA Supports USMCA

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for H.R. 5430, to implement the Agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA). I applaud your leadership to reach consensus and move the USMCA trade agreement which will improve our economy that engages in over $1.4 trillion in trade with our North American partners.

 

NSSGA Supports ESA Reforms

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for the 18 bills recently introduced that bring needed and common-sense reforms to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Our members care deeply about the environment and often establish critical habitats and other enhancements on their sites that benefit local species and promote biodiversity.

NSSGA, Infrastructure Working Group Push for Infrastructure Investment

As a participant of the Infrastructure Working Group, we urge bipartisan action to address our nation’s long-standing infrastructure deficit. As this challenge persists and worsens, we encourage you to move a long-term, robustly funded surface transportation reauthorization ahead of the September 30, 2020 deadline in order to avoid costly delays that slow construction schedules and make important projects more costly and more difficult to complete.

 

NSSGA Supports Eugene Scalia for Secretary of Labor

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for the confirmation of Eugene Scalia to be the Secretary of Labor. Mr.

NSSGA Opposes The "Buffalo Tract Protection Act"

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 2640, the “Buffalo Tract Protection Act” as it would permanently ban aggregate production in areas of central New Mexico—severely limiting critical resources needed in the construction of infrastructure and public works projects for this growing region. 

 

NSSGA Opposes the “Buffalo Tract Protection Act”

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 2640, the “Buffalo Tract Protection Act” as it would permanently ban aggregate production in areas of central New Mexico—severely limiting critical resources needed in the construction of infrastructure and public works projects for this growing region. 

 

NSSGA, HMG Support Budget Spending Increase

On behalf of the Highway Materials Group (HMG), we write to express our strong support for enacting a bipartisan budget agreement that will increase discretionary spending limits for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 and beyond. The HMG is comprised of 11 national trade associations whose members provide the materials and equipment necessary to build America’s transportation infrastructure and employ tens of thousands of hard-working men and women in well-paying American jobs.

 

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