Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 9
The bimonthly publication
of the National Stone,
Sand & Gravel Association
Volume 33, Number 5
NSSGA members recognize that
environmental stewardship is necessary
today to preserve the potential for a
quality life for future generations.
Aggregates operations know that
sustainable practices are good business,
and good for business.
11 AGGREGATES NEWS BLASTS - Learn about how Luck Ecosystems is expanding its footprint
into Maryland through a partnership with Chaney Enterprises. Also, the U.S. Senate
marked up multiple appropriation bills including one that could translate into increased
15 OPPOSING WOTUS AT EVERY TURN - With the Trump administration on its way to
withdrawing the Waters of the U.S. Rule, we review the many ways that NSSGA has fought the
unjust and unnecessary regulation since its inception.
21 SUCCESS STORY: HIGHWAY FUNDING PACKAGE PASSED IN INDIANA - On April 27, 2017,
the Indiana Minerals and Aggregates Association (IMAA) received the excellent news that
Gov. Eric Holcomb had signed a long-term dedicated highway funding package.
22 T HE FUTURE OF RESPIRABLE SILICA MONITORING - NIOSH researchers are developing
an innovative silica monitoring approach that would generate silica concentration data right
on site in minutes.
27 T RACKING AND MEASURING BIODIVERSITY - NSSGA members can turn to Voluntary
Sustainability Standards (VSS) as a proxy for standard biodiversity metrics.
33 NSSGA @ WORK - No rest for the weary. NSSGA staff, leaders and members are constantly at
work to benefit the industry.
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35 Rip & Share
37 Equipment Guide
43 Index of Advertisers
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