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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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Concrete Benefits of Building a Concrete Home

How can homeowners move from a small, one-bedroom apartment to a two-story, 1,940-sq.-ft. home and save 30 percent on their monthly electric and gas bills? Ed and Meg Faichtyger did just that by using precast concrete panels for the foundation and exterior walls of their environmentally responsible home in Franklin Township, N.J.

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Cemex Illustrates Sustainability Commitment for Earth Day

Cemex employees across the United States participated in environmentally-friendly events for Earth Day and throughout April, upholding the company’s long-standing commitments to sustainable practices and their neighboring communities.

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EPA Announces New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billion in loans, which could leverage more than $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Prospective borrowers seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submit a letter of interest by July 6. 

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