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EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel for Dust Violations

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued a civil penalty against Fisher Sand and Gravel of $150,000 for failing to comply with dust mitigation regulations at three of its Maricopa County, Ariz., facilities.

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Alternative Case Resolution Workshop

Predictive Compliance and Catamount Consulting are holding a special Alternative Case Resolution workshop Feb. 18-20 in Las Vegas.

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Wait ‘Till Next Year

By Bradford T. Hammock

Enforcement, Training and Outreach Are Among The Mine Safety and Health Administration’s 2014 Priorities.

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Year-to-Date

The 1 percent gain for total construction starts on an unadjusted basis for the first eight months of 2013 was due to varied behavior by the three main construction sectors. Residential building climbed 27 percent year-to-date, with single family housing up 30 percent and multifamily housing up 19 percent.

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