Category Archives: Legislative News

“Waters of the U.S.” regulation rewrite will Help reduce transportation project delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood says at EPA-Corps hearing in Kansas City

“Waters of the U.S.” regulation rewrite will Help reduce transportation project delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood says at EPA-Corps hearing in Kansas City

WASHINGTON, DC — Man-made, roadside ditches provide critical surface drainage that protects the traveling public and should be exempt from federal wetland regulations, American Road & Transportation Builder Association (ARTBA) Vice Chairman David Harwood told a Feb. 27 government hearing. That’s a key reason the association is supporting the Trump administration’s proposed overhaul to portions of […]

WOTUS replacement rule comments due April 15

WOTUS replacement rule comments due April 15

NSSGA member companies have until April 15 to submit comments that support a clearer Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The comment period for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposed WOTUS “replacement” rule is open until April 15. It was released in December 2018 but the federal government […]

OSHA issues Form 300 privacy protection rule

OSHA issues Form 300 privacy protection rule

Source: EHSToday.com Employers with 250 or more workers will not be required to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300 (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) and OSHA Form 301 (Injury and Illness Incident Report). The agency issued a final rule to protect worker personal data collected by an employer from being publicly disclosed under […]

NSSGA ready to work on bi-partisan infrastructure investment following SOTU

“The president encouraged Congress to set aside their politics and unite to repair bridges, roads and all of America’s outdated, overburdened and crumbling infrastructure. A collective commitment and bipartisan comprise are essential to finally making the much overdue and badly needed investment required if the U.S. is going to continue to be the strongest economy […]

ABC lauds workforce development, infrastructure priorities in President Trump’s State of the Union speech

WASHINGTON, DC —Associated Builders and Contractors President and Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “President Trump and his administration continue to prioritize policies that allow the construction industry and U.S. business community to grow our economy. From strengthening workforce development initiatives to the […]