Vulcan’s Irwindale Facility Achieves ISO 14001 Re-Certification

The Western Division of Vulcan Materials Co. has been recognized by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) with 14001 recertification for its Reliance facility, located in Irwindale, Calif.

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Cemex Teaches UCSC Students Strength of Reclamation

College students in northern California learned about restoring the environment by participating in a special field trip to Cemex USA’s retired Olympia Quarry near Santa Cruz, Calif.

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ENVIRONMENT - MARCH 2017

Aggregates Industries Quarry Could Protect D.C. Water Supply - Vulcan Quarry in Virginia to Become Water Storage Reservoir 

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CalPortland Constructing Industry’s First Burrowing Owl Habitat

CalPortland said it is now “perched” as the rock products’ industry’s first company to safely construct a burrowing owl habitat within one of its mining sites. The habitat is designed to support the burrowing owls – a Species of Concern in several states including Arizona – in a safe, comfortable, environmentally efficient manner.

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The WIIN Act Is In; Will WOTUS Be Out?

The Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN Act), formerly known as the Water Resources Development Act or WRDA, cleared the U.S. Senate by a vote of 78 to 21 after passing the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill now heads to President Obama’s desk for his signature.

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