Welcome to the Environmental portion of AGC of America's Web site. This section offers bottom-line information on key environmental issues that impact the construction industry. This information is updated regularly; be sure to check back often.

AGC partners with the regulatory agencies and other organizations to reduce barriers to improved environmental performance recognizes stewardship achievements. Information on AGC's two partnerships with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can be found on our Industry Relationships page, as well as its partnering charter with the International Erosion Control Association. AGC recognizes environmental leaders in the construction industry through its Environmental Solutions Series and via the Aon Build America Awards.

Important Regulatory Notice

The authority to implement certain environmental regulatory programs may be delegated to the states. A state may have requirements that are more stringent than the federal requirements. Therefore, be sure to check with your state and local agencies before starting a construction project.