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Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

Aug 11, 2015

Aggregates included in bill to make domestic mine permitting easier

  A bill that would make it easier to get a permit for a domestic mine, including aggregate mines, was passed by a U.S. House of Representatives committee in July. The National Strategic and Critical Mineral Production Act of 2015, or H.R. 1937, ...

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Iowa construction air permit fees proposal has moved to second stage

Jun 09, 2015

Iowa construction air permit fees proposal has moved to second stage

The state of Iowa’s plan to fund the Department of Natural Resources Air Quality Bureau will affect the air permit fees in the state, but just how much is still up in the air. According to the Iowa Limestone Producers Association, ...

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Tilcon’s Mt. Hope Quarry pays Rockaway Township $250,000 to settle alleged code violations

May 07, 2015

Tilcon’s Mt. Hope Quarry pays Rockaway Township $250,000 to settle alleged code violations

Operators at Tilcon’s Mt. Hope Quarry will pay Rockaway Township $250,000 to settle alleged code violations that stretch back to 2006. NJ.com reports that the allegations involve Tilcon’s construction of new buildings and modification of others in 2006 without planning ...

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Port Ludlow operator fined $20,000

Jul 16, 2014

Port Ludlow operator fined $20,000

The Washington Department of Ecology has hit Mason Quarry with a $20,000 penalty for illegally discharging surface water. The illegal activity at the Port Ludlow site known as “Shane Quarry” negatively impacted nearby wetlands, properties and roads. “We regularly offer technical ...

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New home construction rises 13.2% in April

May 16, 2014

New home construction rises 13.2% in April

The construction of new homes in the U.S. jumped 13.2 percent during April due to warmer temperatures and a huge rise in apartment construction. Builders started new homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.072 million, up from March’s revised ...

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Michigan slashes permitting costs for Great Lakes dredging

Mar 14, 2013

Michigan slashes permitting costs for Great Lakes dredging

The Detroit News reports that  the Natural Resources Committee approved three bills that would "expedite the permit process and dramatically cut the cost for dredging Great Lakes harbors and marinas facing low water levels." The three-bill package, passed earlier this week, ...

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