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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Energy & Environment

April 26, 2017

Come join us September 13-14, 2017 in Crystal City, Virginia!

April 21, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is seeking public input on its evaluation of existing rules pursuant to President Trump's government-wide Executive Order 13777 on Enforcing the Regulatory Agenda and Executive Order 13771 that directs agencies to “identify” at least two existing regulations for elimination whenever any new rule is proposed or issued (the 2-for-1 EO, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs). 

April 21, 2017

Whether you work on horizontal or vertical construction projects, public and private owners alike are interested in sustainability.  Some construction firms along with other industries have responded with developing sustainability programs for their firms.  Contractors sustainability plans often demonstrate their expertise in meeting owners’ goals and their own commitment to sustainable practices.  Some firms publish annual reports that showcase their progress and achievements.  This Earth Day, AGC of America researched existing sustainability reports and gathered some of the common elements. We also pulled out ideas for goals that you may want to consider when developing a sustainability program for your construction firm.

April 3, 2017

Mixed Bag for Infrastructure Accounts

March 2, 2017

Follows AGC Recommend Path

March 2, 2017

On Feb. 17, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, after contentious debate and on a 52-46 vote that fell largely along party lines.  In the days that followed, Pruitt has given more clues about the Agency’s changing focus and direction.

March 2, 2017

With President Trump in office and a Republican Congress, it would appear that opportunity exists to improve the regulatory system, as well as the compliance and enforcement process. As previously reported, AGC shared a comprehensive federal agency regulatory, compliance and enforcement plan with members of Congress and the Trump Presidential Transitional Team calling for changes to reduce barriers to investment in infrastructure.

February 22, 2017

AGC Welcomes StormwaterONE as CICA's 2017 Platinum Level Supporter

February 14, 2017

Both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have increased civil penalties for new enforcement cases.  This is the second time in six months that these federal agencies have raised their penalties for environmental or safety/health violations.

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