EPA Withdraws WOTUS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its proposed notice of withdrawal of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS). 

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America's Rural Roads in Need of Repair

America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization to support economic growth in the nation’s Heartland, which is a critical source of energy, food and fiber. Rural America is home to an aging and increasingly diverse population that is heavily reliant on the quality of its transportation system. This is according to a new report released by TRIP. 

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Martin Marietta to Acquire Bluegrass Materials

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. and Bluegrass Materials Co. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Martin Marietta will acquire Bluegrass for $1.625 billion in cash. 

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MSHA Reports Fourth Fatality

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is reporting that on June 8, 2017, a truck driver was operating a Caterpillar 777F haul truck, dumping a load of gravel, when the ground at the dump point collapsed.

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New Home Sales Rise 2.9 Percent in May

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in May rose 2.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000 units after an upwardly revised April reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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