Tags: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Four Holcim plants receive EPA’s Energy Star

Sep 22, 2014

Four Holcim plants receive EPA’s Energy Star

Holcim (US) has announced that four of its plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious Energy Star award for superior energy performance. "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president ...

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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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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 of the Industry

Jan 01, 2013

State of the Industry

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Since 2004, we’ve been asking operators to report year-end business results, as well as expectations for the coming year, and sharing those results in our annual forecast. Typically, we send out the survey in late October or ...

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Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

Sep 01, 2012

Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The EPA proposes to delay air-quality rules on portland cement for two years, which just might give the industry more time to recover ...

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Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

Feb 27, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Daimler Trucks North America's complete portfolio of model year 2013 on-highway, vocational and medium-duty vehicles as fully compliant with the new greenhouse gas 2014 regulations, Daimler said Feb. 23. DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came a ...

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A Clean Sweep

Feb 16, 2012

By Therese Dunphy Settlements on alleged Clean Air Act (CAA) and Clean Water Act (CWA) violations are cleaning the pockets of a growing number of construction materials producers. In recent months, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of ...

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