September 18, 2017
The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the recipients of the 2017 Environmental Excellence, Stars of Excellence, and Environmental Leadership awards, which recognize aggregates operations for their commitment to safe environmental practices. The awards will be presented during NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum/Fall Board Meeting in Washington, D.C., Sept. 24-28.
“I am proud to congratulate these award recipients, as they continue to make an outstanding difference in our industry by fostering environmental stewardship and leading innovative sustainability practices at their facilities,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO.
National Stars of Excellence Award goes to operations that accumulate multiple Gold Awards in Safety, Environmental, and Community Relations Excellence over a five-year period.
Environmental Excellence Award recognizes the top 10 percent of aggregate producers that go above and beyond technical, environmental, and regulatory requirements and receive the highest score from independent judges. The following facilities received Gold awards:
Environmental Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has made substantial contributions to their company’s or industry’s efforts to achieve environmentally sound operating practices.