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what's

Inside

The bimonthly publication
of the National Stone,
Sand & Gravel Association
September/October 2017
Volume 33, Number 5

What's Inside
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.

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FEATURES
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
infrastructure spending.

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

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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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DEPARTMENTS
35	 Rip & Share
37	 Equipment Guide
43	 Index of Advertisers

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017

Aggregates News Blasts
Opposing WOTUS at Every Turn
Success Story: Highway Funding Package Passed in Indiana
The Future of Respirable Silica Monitoring
Tracking and Measuring Biodiversity
NSSGA@Work
Rip & Share
Equipment Guide
Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Intro
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - cover1
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Aggregates News Blasts
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 13
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Opposing WOTUS at Every Turn
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Success Story: Highway Funding Package Passed in Indiana
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - The Future of Respirable Silica Monitoring
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 22
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 23
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 24
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Tracking and Measuring Biodiversity
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 29
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 30
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - NSSGA@Work
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 32
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Rip & Share
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 34
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Equipment Guide
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 36
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 37
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Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 40
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 42
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 43
Stone, Sand & Gravel REVIEW - September/October 2017 - 44
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