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AGC Action on CARB Rule Reported in The Washington Post

January 21, 2009
AGC's efforts to block California's request to EPA to enforce a costly, unsafe rule was reported in The Washington Post.  In the article, AGC's Mike Kennedy, general counsel, was quoted: "What is the point of stimulus money if it's used to replace equipment instead of building?" asked Mike Kennedy, general counsel of the Arlington-based group. The regulators "assumed costs could be passed along, but economic circumstances have changed so dramatically that the rule has to be reopened." In addition, The Sacramento Union recently published an editorial that argues that stimulus funds will do little for California contractors who need to pull most of their equipment in order to comply with the rule.
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