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Ag industry takes on EPA’s Waters of the U.S. proposed rule (VIDEO)

Aug 11, 2014

Ag industry takes on EPA’s Waters of the U.S. proposed rule (VIDEO)

The aggregates industry has a formidable presence in Washington, but when it comes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule for the Waters of the United States (WOTUS), another ag industry is having an impressive impact: the agricultural industry. The ...

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What the EPA’s proposed water rule means for you

Jun 17, 2014

What the EPA’s proposed water rule means for you

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule that defines what waters are protected under the Clean Water Act. This new rule is likely to affect most operations throughout the U.S. A new definition According to the EPA, the new rule ...

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Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

Dec 12, 2013

Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded five Holcim plants with the Energy Star. The EPA awards the Energy Star to businesses and individuals who demonstrate superior energy efficiency. The five Holcim plants that received an Energy Star are: Holly Hill plant ...

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EPA proposes removing New York landfill, gravel site from Superfund list

Oct 02, 2013

EPA proposes removing New York landfill, gravel site from Superfund list

Ludlow Sand and Gravel’s Paris, New York, site could be removed from the Superfund National Priorities List of the most hazardous waste sites. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed removing the 18-acre Oneida County site, which contains a landfill ...

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Lafarge agrees to fund $1.5 million in environmental projects as part of Clean Air Act

Jul 24, 2013

Lafarge agrees to fund $1.5 million in environmental projects as part of Clean Air Act

  Lafarge North America has formed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice and New York State in which Lafarge will fund $1.5 million in projects to reduce air pollution near its Ravena, New ...

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U.S. Court of Appeals ruling allows EPA to revoke existing permits

Apr 24, 2013

U.S. Court of Appeals ruling allows EPA to revoke existing permits

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Court issued a ruling in Mingo Logan Coal Company v. EPA on April 23 that allows the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revoke existing permits. The National Stone, Sand & ...

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Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

Apr 22, 2013

Greening of the Fleet: EPA reduces heavy truck, off-road equipment emissions by 95 percent (INFOGRAPHIC)

In honor of Earth Day, our sister site, Equipment World, developed an infographic that examines the effectiveness of the EPA’s emissions regulations since 1996. Click the image above to view the full infographic.

Mission Valley Rock plant reduces energy costs by 12 percent

Apr 09, 2013

Mission Valley Rock plant reduces energy costs by 12 percent

Lehigh Hanson’s Mission Valley Rock plant in Sunol, California, reduced it energy intensity by 12.2 percent in one year, achieving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star Challenge for Industry. As a result of the accomplishment, the plant also reduced ...

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EPA issues final vessel general permit

Apr 02, 2013

EPA issues final vessel general permit

The United States Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a final vessel general permit. It will replace the 2008 vessel general permit due to expire December 19. The permit regulates discharges from commercial vessels in an effort to protect the nation’s ...

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State and Province News February 2013

Feb 01, 2013

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama Two state legislators gave their support to the Gurley Town Council, saying they would do all they ...

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Sand and gravel operator pays $150K fine for storm water violations

Jan 01, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that CSG Holdings, Inc. paid $150,000 to resolve EPA claims that it allowed polluted storm water and process water from its Columbia, N.H., facility to flow into nearby waters, violating Clean Water Act ...

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Lehigh Hanson facilities take ENERGY STAR challenge

Dec 20, 2012

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced that 11 of its aggregates production facilities across the country are taking another positive step toward improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment by participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR Challenge.The ENERGY STAR Challenge calls ...

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