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CEMEX Honored by Wildlife Habitat Council

CEMEX USA has been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its strong and ongoing commitment to biodiversity, conservation education and environmental partnerships within the communities where it operates.

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New WOTUS Rule Finalized

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army finalized the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define “Waters of the United States” establishing federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act. 

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EPA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its 50th anniversary theme, “EPA at 50: Progress for a Stronger Future.”

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Iowa Producer Agrees to Pay EPA Penalty

An Iowa City, Iowa, producer has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $33,500 to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified the alleged violations when it conducted an inspection at the company’s quarry in April 2019.

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EPA Seeking Diesel Emission Reductions in Four Midwest States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Midwest Region (Region 7) will accept diesel emissions reduction proposals requesting up to $1.5 million from eligible applicants in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $44 million across the country in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grant program funding to eligible applicants.

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