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WOTUS Rule Reinstated in 24 States

On Aug. 16, the U.S. District Court in South Carolina issued a summary judgment against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) two-year delay of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule, reinstating the rule in all but the 26 states listed below due to earlier judicial stays.

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Industry Officials Blast Author of New Book on Sand

In advance of a new book that just hit the market, “The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization,” the L.A. Timesallowed its author, Vince Beiser, to write an opinion piece.

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Spring Regulatory Agenda Reveals EPA, MSHA Priorities

According to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), the Trump administration recently released its Spring Regulatory Agenda, outlining the actions federal agencies intend to prioritize in the coming year.

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Mississippi Lime Bird Study Good News for Producers

According to Kimberly Bauman, director of environmental affairs for Mississippi Lime Co., over the past two years, the company has partnered with the World Bird Sanctuary for a nest box (bird house) study, to determine which bird species were living on company property at its Ste. Genevieve, Mo., plant and which species were successfully breeding.

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