NSSGA Member Testifying at Upcoming EPW Hearing

Nov. 28, 2022 – On Wed., Nov. 30 at 10:00 a.m. EST, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) member Gary W. Johnson, vice president of land and quarry operations at Granite Construction Co., will participate in a hearing held by the Committee of Environment and Public Works on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Implementation, examining private sector perspectives. He will share a first-hand perspective on the value aggregates…

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Infrastructure Support a Winning Issue

Nov. 14, 2022 – According to Politico’s Weekly Transportation Report, Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), maintains that GOP under-performance in the mid-term elections was in part because 19 Republican senators voted with Democrats for the infrastructure law. “What Republican leadership has done in this last year was they caved in on the debt ceiling, caved in on the gun bill, caved in on a fake…

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EPA Tour to Celebrate Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary

EPA Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox recently joined agency colleagues, state and local officials to kick off the Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary celebration tour. Culminating in mid-October, it will highlight waters that are essential to healthy people, vibrant ecosystems, agricultural productivity, and economic growth, with stops including the Florida Everglades, Chesapeake Bay, Great Lakes, San Francisco Bay and…

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Court Orders Missouri Mine Owner to Let Inspectors Onsite

A federal district court judge issued an injunction to prevent a Missouri mine operator and its owner from stopping federal inspectors from completing workplace safety inspections now and in the future at the Partridge Sand & Gravel mine in Stone, Mo. The court action follows an incident at the mine on Aug. 17, 2021, when inspectors with the U.S. Department…

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Important Infrastructure Update

Sept. 29, 2021 – Despite what you might be reading in the national news media, the infrastructure bill winding its way through Congress is not dead in the water and being held hostage by both far-left and far-right detractors on either side of the aisle. Information filtering out of Washington this morning indicates that the bill will come to the floor…

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NSSGA Members Advocate for Aggregates on Capitol Hill

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) hosted its Legislative & Policy Forum (LPF) in Washington, D.C., Sept. 26-29 in a hybrid event format. NSSGA members conducted more than 100 meetings with members of Congress and their staffs to advocate for the priorities of the aggregates industry: chief among those is a final push for infrastructure investment. This LPF and Hill Day timing…

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