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New Waters of the United States Rule Proposed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army are proposing what they call “a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of ‘waters of the United States’ that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act.” 

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Lehigh Hanson Donates Reclaimed Mine to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue

Lehigh Hanson Inc. announced that its Hanson Aggregates Marlboro Sand & Gravel site in Bennettsville, S.C., has donated approximately 200 acres of reclaimed mining property to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR), a non-profit wildlife rescue organization that provides sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed and exotic animals. 

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EPA Kicks Off Manufacturing Week with Smart Sectors Roundtable

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a roundtable with Smart Sectors partners to mark one year of Smart Sectors’ work, engage in meaningful dialogue about agency priorities and to discuss environmental improvements across manufacturing sectors.

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Lehigh Hanson’s Cadomin Plant Receives Quarry Life Award

In more than 1,000 quarries and pits worldwide, HeidelbergCement is committed to managing biodiversity during and after extraction by promoting a high diversity of local flora and fauna.

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NSSGA Calls for Transparent Science

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) submitted a Statement for the Record to the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight in support of their efforts to ensure that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) bases regulations and guidance on transparent science.

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