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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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NSSGA, Highway Materials Group Urge Congress to Support State DOTs

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA), via the Highway Materials Group (HMG), sent a letter to Congressional leadership requesting federal support for state Department of Transportation (DOT) agencies who are facing decreasing revenues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Deere Produces Protective Face Shields For Health Care Workers

Deere & Co., in collaboration with the UAW, the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association has joined a number of organizations and companies across the country to produce protective face shields for health care workers in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.

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