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AGC Pushes EPA to Delay Proposed Limit on Dirt in Stormwater, Move Will Help Construction Industry Avoid Billions in New Costs - VIDEO
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AGC Pushes EPA to Delay Proposed Limit on Dirt in Stormwater, Move Will Help Construction Industry Avoid Billions in New Costs - VIDEO
 

The agency’s announcement that it is delaying its effort to protect the Earth from dirt gives temporary relief for struggling contractors.  AGC’s chief executive officer, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued a statement in response to the decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw proposed “numeric limits” on the amount of dirt the agency will allow in stormwater from construction sites. "We will continue to fight this," said Sandherr.

Click here to watch AGC’s general counsel Mike Kennedy explain the significance of the EPA decision.

Read statement.  The news was covered by Fox News and Roads and Bridges.

For more information, please contact Brian Turmail at (703) 837-5310 or turmailb@agc.org
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