Category Archives: Association News and Events

2019-2020 New York State Executive Budget Summary

FY 2020 Executive Budget Proposal Totals $175.2 Billion Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed 2019-20 Executive Budget includes a spending plan of $175.2 billion and legislative proposals with a direct impact on the construction industry. Capital spending remains on target for transportation, economic development environmental and health care infrastructure. The Executive Budget includes a five-year $150 billion infrastructure plan […]

Minnesota compost leaders, non-profit advocate among awardees being recognized at USCC’s COMPOST2019

RESTON, VA — Composting facilities in Texas and Tennessee and a non-profit program in San Diego, CA are among those who will be honored by their peers by the US Composting Council at the upcoming awards celebration on Jan. 30, 2019. Awardees are nominated by peers and honored each year at the US Composting Council’s Annual […]

CCREF releases new report on soluble salts in compost

RESTON, VA  — Compost contains a multitude of essential nutrients for plant growth, such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), and can also be a source of organic matter. However, recent concerns and criticisms have been directed toward composts with a high concentration of soluble salts. Soluble salts refer to the amount of […]

Repeal of proprietary products rule will promote innovation & provide states more flexibility

WASHINGTON, DC – The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our nation’s highways,” the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Jan. 14 told the U.S. Department of […]

2019 OHSA initiatives and important dates

Key OSHA Dates OSHA has released important dates for compliance assistance and outreach. Check out the list below to remain informed in 2019!