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HOUSE PASSES BILL DEFINING SAND AND GRAVEL AS STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1937, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015, by a vote of 254-177 on Oct. 22. Sand, gravel and minerals necessary for transportation infrastructure construction were included in the definition of strategic and critical minerals, despite the efforts of some lawmakers to delete them from [...]

ADOT’s Projected Transportation Revenues Fall Short of Estimated Needs

Department plans, constructs, and maintains Arizona’s highway infrastructure— Every 5 years the Department develops and submits to the State Transportation Board (Board) a long-range transportation plan that identifies anticipated highway system needs for the next 20 years. The Department also prepares a 5-year construction program for board approval that identifies specific construction projects that will [...]

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Does Not Warrant Endangered Species Protection

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Does Not Warrant Endangered Species Protection Finding represents best science, federal agencies and Arizona collaborating to conserve species After reviewing the best available scientific and commercial information, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) finds that the Sonoran desert tortoise does not face the threat of extinction and will be removed from [...]

By |2015-10-05T09:18:51-07:00October 5th, 2015|ARPA INDUSTRY NEWS, Environmental News|0 Comments