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Aashto Hires Climate-Change Program Manager

Caroline Paulsen joined the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials’ policy and government relations department as the program manager for climate change.

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Artba Opposes Epa Ozone Proposal

A proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tighten ozone standards threatens to put hundreds of communities across America out of compliance with the Clean Air Act and, in turn, places federal highway funds for those areas at risk

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Gray Wins State Aggregate Assoc Exec Award

Ronald H. Gray, executive director of the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association, has been named the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's 2009 State Aggregates Association Executive of the Year.

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Glass Replaces Cement In Campus Concrete Blocks

A new 56,000-square-foot student center at Clarkson University is being built with locally produced concrete blocks made with 20% less Portland cement; the cement is replaced with recycled glass powder

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Epa Strengthens Emission Standards For Large Ships

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule setting tough engine and fuel standards for large U.S.-flagged ships.

The agency calls this a major milestone in its coordinated strategy to slash marine diesel emissions.

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