NSSGA Commends Senate Committee for Water Infrastructure Legislation

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), ranking member of the EPW Committee, announced plans for the EPW Committee to markup the Water Resources Development Act of 2022.

The Water Resources Development Act is biennial legislation that authorizes flood control, navigation, and ecosystem restoration projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). The legislation was developed in partnership with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), chairman of the EPW Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, and Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), ranking member of the EPW Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee. 
The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley issued the following statement in support of the 2022 Water Resources Development Act. The full legislative text of the bill can be found here.

“The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) praises Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Capito, and all the members of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee for working together to put forward a bipartisan reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act. This two-year legislation will provide $40 billion in federal investments to build critical water infrastructure projects across the nation that will improve our supply chains, mitigate flooding and better our communities. This WRDA authorization is a responsible bill, which provides aggregates producers from around the country the certainty needed to supply the worthwhile projects funded by this legislation. We thank the Senate EPW committee for their dedication to advance WRDA 2022 and call on the entire Senate to move this legislation.”

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