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Federal court rules against EPA in wetlands case, calling agency’s actions ‘illogical, impractical’

Mar 27, 2012

A federal court has ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the agency overstepped its authority by revoking a valid wetlands permit from a West Virginia mining operation. This is a victory for the industry associations that filed a ...

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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Mar 18, 2012

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, reauthorizes federal highway ...

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ARTBA: Withdrawing proposed ozone standards was ‘a breath of fresh air for transportation construction firms’

Sep 06, 2011

The Sept. 2 announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrawing a proposal to prematurely tighten ozone standards was a welcome breath of fresh air for transportation construction firms and local communities across America.  If the agency had ...

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AggBeat (Digital Exclusives)

Oct 01, 2010

MSHA reminds miners they can request inspections for hazardous conditions By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released two new program information bulletins pertaining to the rights of miners who make hazardous condition ...

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LaHood confirmed for ARTBA public-private partnership conference July 22-23

Apr 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has confirmed to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) that he will deliver the keynote address at the association’s 22nd Annual ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference, held July 22-23 at ...

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ARTBA to Congress: Public-private partnerships, raise user fees will help address U.S. transportation problems

Apr 15, 2010

The massive gap between current federal investment levels and what the U.S. Department of Transportation says is needed to maintain and improve America’s highway and transit systems cannot be closed without boosting current user fees and significantly expanding the use ...

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