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EPA Says Prepare for Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1 and ends November 30. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is calling on the public to prepare now for natural disasters to aid recovery efforts.

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Regulatory Agenda Features New Initiatives

The Trump administration released its updated agenda of pending regulations and upcoming regulatory rollbacks. The agenda does not include all expected actions, but it does provide projected dates on agency priorities for the coming year. The deadlines listed are dependent on numerous factors and rules and actions can be delayed.

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Cemex Encourages Sustainable Development

Cemex extended the deadline to accept high-impact project proposals in sustainable development from entrepreneurs and social innovators from all over the world after receiving more than 600 proposals for its Cemex-Tec Award.

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NSSGA Submits WOTUS Comments

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) and member companies submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support the replacement of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule with an improved rule. This replacement proposal includes key suggestions from NSSGA, including exemptions for pits, water treatment systems, dry stream beds and isolated waters.

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3M Quarry Produces Smog-Reducing Roofing Granules for Shingles

3M’s innovative smog-reducing roofing granules that reduce air pollution have a new champion. Shingles manufacured with the new granules, and featuring Scotchgard Protector, are part of the new Healthy Holmes Specification for Holmes Approved Homes Builders.

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