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Cemex Illustrates Sustainability Commitment for Earth Day

Cemex employees across the United States participated in environmentally-friendly events for Earth Day and throughout April, upholding the company’s long-standing commitments to sustainable practices and their neighboring communities.

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Concrete Benefits of Building a Concrete Home

How can homeowners move from a small, one-bedroom apartment to a two-story, 1,940-sq.-ft. home and save 30 percent on their monthly electric and gas bills? Ed and Meg Faichtyger did just that by using precast concrete panels for the foundation and exterior walls of their environmentally responsible home in Franklin Township, N.J.

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EPA Announces New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billion in loans, which could leverage more than $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Prospective borrowers seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submit a letter of interest by July 6. 

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What Does Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling Mean?

On Jan. 22, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that challenges to the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule (WOTUS) belong in district court rather than the appellate court. The WOTUS Rule was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to clarify, which waters and wetlands fall under federal jurisdiction.

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