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GCCA Releases Industry Biodiversity Guidelines

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the industry’s quarries. The guidelines support the association’s Sustainability Charter implementation and represent a collaborative effort by member companies to improve overall performance in biodiversity management and quarry rehabilitation.

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EPA Sheds Light on Legal Obligations During Pandemic

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a temporary policy regarding EPA enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EPA to Retain Ambient Air Quality Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposal to retain, without changes, the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM) including both fine particles (PM2.5) and coarse particles (PM10). 

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CEMEX Honored by Wildlife Habitat Council

CEMEX USA has been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its strong and ongoing commitment to biodiversity, conservation education and environmental partnerships within the communities where it operates.

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New WOTUS Rule Finalized

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army finalized the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define “Waters of the United States” establishing federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act. 

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